Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’
BDU subscriptions sliding, revenues steady: CRTC
The regulator’s report for the year ending Aug. 31, 2015 indicated that the combined revenue for Canadian cable, IPTV and satellite companies was $8.9 billion.
CRTC’s Raj Shoan dismissed from office
Updated: Raj Shoan has released a statement indicating he will appeal the government’s decision.
Specialty check-in: ads down, subscribers up
How the top channels and industry overall fared in 2015, according to the CRTC’s report.
CRTC sets-up local news fund
Vertically integrated companies must keep all stations open in order to use the money.
OMNI aims to bring back regional news with new channel
Rogers Media has applied for a new channel that would restore local, ethnic news programming it cut last year.
The power of the skinny
Over 13% of respondents for J.D. Power’s study said they subscribe to the $25 package and are satisfied.
CRTC calls skinny basic hearing
The regulator is calling TV providers to a hearing to discuss how basic TV packages have been implemented across the country.
ICYMI: CBC wants to keep radio ads, Cordery returns to U.K.
In case you missed it: The CBC has applied to extend radio ads on Radio 2 and ICI Musique, Loraine Cordery lands at Havas Media, and City’s Between gets a second season.
Discoverability Summit: More Qs than As on day one
From academics to industry executives, the CRTC opened its exploration into Canadian content with a top-level discussion of modern issues.
Conventional TV and CBC down in 2015: CRTC
Losses on conventional came from non-advertising drops, according to the report.
National radio ad spend grew in 2015: CRTC
Total revenues at Canadian radio stations were slightly down last year, according to the CRTC’s annual analysis.
CRTC relaxes programming requirements for VisionTV
The regulator has relaxed conditions of licence for VisionTV but is sticking to its guns on the hours of Cancon it needs to fulfill.
The CRTC releases its three-year plan
Set-top box measurement, English and French-channel renewals and local TV decisions are all on the books for the regulator through 2019.
QVC denied Canadian distribution
Rogers Media opposed the U.S. shopping channel’s V Media-sponsored application to air in Canada.