Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’

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ICYMI: CRTC makes historic appointment, Snap launches more originals

Plus, WarnerMedia has launched a new HBO streaming platform in the U.S., and Spotify Lite launches across the globe.

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Heritage response to “What We Heard” report hints at what’s next

Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez said the government will require web giants to create Cancon and promote it on their platforms.

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CBC revenue up in 2018 as private broadcasting slide continues: CRTC

Overall broadcasting revenues in Canada dipped by 1.2%, while CBC revenues jumped to $1.06 billion in its conventional TV business.

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OMNI remains a must-carry: CRTC

After examining eight applications for a national multi-ethnic service, the commission said the Rogers-owned service best met its criteria.

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CRTC won’t make exception for Leclerc Communications in Quebec

The commission has declared that Leclerc can purchase a new station in Quebec City, but cannot operate more than two at the same time.

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Bell files $150M damages claim against Quebecor

Bell argues that Quebecor tried to damage its reputation through a series of misleading and defamatory statements.

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CRTC orders TVA Sports back on for Bell customers

Quebecor said it would abide by the order but reiterated its stance that there is a “dramatic imbalance” in the royalties paid to specialty channels.

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TVA Sports carriage battle goes to Gatineau

According to Bell, around 425,000 households were affected by the pull last week.

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Quebec carriage dispute heading to the CRTC

TVA Group will be required to “show cause” as to why the CRTC should not suspend its broadcasting licence at next week’s hearing.

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TVA Sports goes dark for some Quebec viewers

Quebecor went ahead with the threat despite receiving a pair of letters from the CRTC urging both sides to come to a swift resolution.

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Bell, Quebecor carriage dispute escalates

Quebecor is reportedly set to pull its TVA Sports channel from Bell TV at 7 p.m today, coinciding with the first game of the NHL playoffs.

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OTT revenues continue to gain significant ground on TV: CRTC

TV revenues declined while revenues from internet video platforms grew, according to the Communications Monitoring Report for 2017.

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Super Bowl views continue to trend down

Ratings have fallen by more than 41% since 2016.

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As streaming and mobile use rise, so do complaints: report

Plus, TV was added to the report for the first time.

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Mandatory carriage not a given, says CRTC chair

As four applicants vie to provide a new must-carry multi-ethnic TV service, chair Ian Scott emphasizes that mandatory distribution “is a privilege.”