Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’
The telco said vertically integrated carriers were using programming services to show undue preference for their distribution platforms.
“…I don’t want to lose these folks from the ecosystem,” Rogers’ SVP David Purdy told regulators during Thursday’s Let’s Talk TV hearing.
Company executives stressed allowing market forces to decide on pick-and-pay and cable unbundling in its Let’s Talk TV presentation. (Shaw Media EVP of content Barb Williams pictured)
The cable and mobile giant also opposed the end of simultaneous substitution. (Rogers Media president Keith Pelley pictured)
Corus took a largely anti-regulatory stance on Wednesday, arguing the broadcast system is working fine as-is, both from a revenue and customer satisfaction perspective. (Corus CEO and president John Cassaday pictured.)
The telco’s execs, including Kevin Crull urged pick-and-pay to allow consumers to purchase any service not included in a skinny basic package.
Quebecor CEO Pierre Dion argued for a less-regulated Canadian broadcast system that can more nimbly compete with new foreign players.
The CRTC’s Let’s Talk TV hearing opened with Google voicing its opposition to online regulation.