Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’



Telus to throw hat into the broadcast ring

Television

The telco has a greenlight from the CRTC to operate a pay-per-view channel across Canada.



The battle’s on, everywhere

DigitalTelevision

Media cos are locking up content rights, beefing up their catch-up services and launching online original content in a bid to conquer the digital space.



Choose your own adventure: Specialty TV edition

Television

With the power to pick coming soon to viewers’ hands, which broadcaster will lead the pack?



Bell, Rogers, Shaw stake positions on pick-and-pay

Television

Ahead of this fall’s Let’s Talk TV hearings, the distributors publicly release their positions on the pick-and-pay debate, advocating for different models of flexible channel choice.



Radio revenue stable in 2013: CRTC

Radio

The regulator reports that 13 new FM stations were added to the market in the past year.



Cable grows and satellite slows: CRTC

Television

Joint revenue for cable and satellite hit $14.8 billion and overall subscriber numbers remained steady at 11.5 million.



Conventional revenue drops 4.6% in 2013: CRTC

Television

Accounting for the 2012 London Olympic Games, private sector spend on non-sports Canadian programming was up slightly (1%) year-over-year to $598.9 million.



Let’s talk simultaneous substitution

Television

Industry execs discuss the implications of ending simultaneous substitution, as the CRTC moves to examine the practice as part of Let’s Talk TV.



Let’s Talk TV poll: Majority say give OTT pass on Cancon spend

DigitalResearchTelevision

The CRTC released the results of its “Choicebook” questionnaire Thursday, which gauged Canadians’ reactions to topics such as OTT services, signal substitution and sports.



Specialty revenue surpasses benchmark: CRTC

Research

The regulator’s numbers show specialty, pay, pay-per-view and VOD services have gone up by an average of 7% each year for the past five.