Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’



CRTC’s Jean-Pierre Blais defends tussle with Netflix, Google

DigitalTelevision

“Good decisions cannot be based on anecdotes about how your teenager is using his smartphone or gaming system…” he told the Vancouver Board of Trade.



Telus to offer Project Latte streamer on Optik TV

Digital

The phone giant recently told the CRTC it didn’t like Rogers Media and Shaw Media keeping Shomi for its own subscribers. So it’s offering Bell Media’s rival SVOD to its own TV customers.



BCE issues complaint against Rogers hockey app

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The media co has filed a complaint with the CRTC saying new extensions to the Rogers NHL GameCentre Live app violate competitive regulations.



Canadian communication spending up: CRTC

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Canadians spent 3.2% more on communications in 2013, with the largest piece of that pie going to wireless and internet services.



Rogers hires an exec from Google

People Moves

Jacob Glick joins the media co as its chief corporate affairs officer, replacing Phil Lind.



US networks threaten to go online to avoid pick-and-pay cable

Television

AMC and A&E Networks have submitted comments saying they are weighing OTT options should the CRTC move forward with unbundling.



CRTC backs down in regulatory tussle with Netflix and Google

DigitalTelevision

After Netflix and Google refused to provide the CRTC with business data, the regulator will write the US video portals out of the Let’s Talk TV proceedings.



Set-top box measurement is good for business: blog

Television

Media Experts’ Ian MacLean says Canadian media cos will fall behind if a local update to TV metrics doesn’t come soon.



Canadian internet use spikes: CRTC

DigitalMobile

According to new numbers released from the regulator, Canadians used an average of 58% more gigabytes per month in 2013 than the previous year.



Netflix offers sneak peek at business in standoff with CRTC

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It’s no tell-all, but Netflix provides partial answers to certain regulatory orders in a Sept. 22 letter. (Netflix’s Corie Wright pictured)