Articles Tagged ‘CRTC’

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Skinny basic’s appeal is still slim: report

The MTM’s newest report shows that awareness of the offering is moderate, and it’s not winning back cord-cutters.

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Broadcasters’ Cancon investment back in the spotlight

Herritage Canada has asked the CRTC to review its 5% decision on minimum investment.

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ICYMI: Ad fires back over CRTC appeal

In case you missed it: Postmedia will use the money from its sold printing facility to pay down debt, Instagram Stories releases usage stats one year in and Will & Grace get more episodes.

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Specialty sees increase in ad and subscription rev: report

Plus, VOD subscription revenue, which includes subscription services like CraveTV and Netflix, went down more than 9%.

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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.

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Local radio ad sales see steepest decline in five years: report

At the same time, national sales saw an increase, but the growth rate is slowing for that revenue.

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Cable subscriptions drop, but less drastically than previous years: study

While cable saw the largest drop in subscriptions across all pay TV, IPTV saw a 13.8% lift in customers.

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Private conventional ad revenue down, CBC’s up: CRTC report

The CRTC’s 2016 financial summaries for private conventional television and the CBC show drops in local and national ad sales across conventional networks.

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CRTC renews Calgary all-news station license

CFFR Calgary (better known as 660 News) will broadcast at least until 2024.

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CRTC names new chair

Ian Scott will head up the commission, while a new vice-chair of broadcasting have also been appointed.

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People Moves: CRTC, iProspect and more

Plus, a new senior director at Quebecor and a promotion for a Bell Media radio veteran.

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ICYMI: Digital certification reveals La Presse+ reader engagement

Plus, TMN Go is making movies available offline for subscribers, and several groups have appealed a controvesial CRTC decision.

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Judith LaRocque named interim CRTC chair

LaRocque will head up the commission as its looks for a permanent successor for former chair Jean-Pierre Blais.

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CRTC grants five new licenses for Indigenous communities

Following the launch of the new stations, the CRTC will initiate a review of its current Indigenous radio policy.

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Upfronts 2017: Bell adds more NFL, Lennox remains optimistic on Super Bowl overturn

CTV Two will begin airing Thursday night football games this fall.