Articles Tagged ‘Let’s Talk TV’
By 2017-18, the CRTC plans to be monitoring the pricing of unbunded cable TV packages being, and if the industry is offering a “small, affordable” skinny basic package.
When the group is required to file answers by, and who wants to be involved, following the regulator’s announcement.
Genre protection is being removed and competition encouraged by the CRTC.
The regulator announced the change, which comes into effect in 2017, as part of a series of Let’s Talk decisions this morning.
The regulator in its latest rulings following the Let’s Talk TV hearing also supported continuing to offer OTA signals to Canadian TV viewers, despite calls by broadcasters to shut down transmitters.
“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.
AMC and A&E Networks have submitted comments saying they are weighing OTT options should the CRTC move forward with unbundling.