Articles Tagged ‘Let’s Talk TV’



CRTC backs down in regulatory tussle with Netflix and Google

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After Netflix and Google refused to provide the CRTC with business data, the regulator will write the US video portals out of the Let’s Talk TV proceedings.



Set-top box measurement is good for business: blog

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Media Experts’ Ian MacLean says Canadian media cos will fall behind if a local update to TV metrics doesn’t come soon.



Netflix offers sneak peek at business in standoff with CRTC

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It’s no tell-all, but Netflix provides partial answers to certain regulatory orders in a Sept. 22 letter. (Netflix’s Corie Wright pictured)



Graph: Who landed where on the hot topics of Let’s Talk

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A look at where the major players fall on the big issues to come out of the Let’s Talk TV hearing.



Netflix rejects CRTC orders for proprietary business data

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The US-based streamer said it is not subject to regulatory orders “under Canadian broadcasting law.”



US TV stations pitch the CRTC on retransmission fees

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“Why would we import just this fraction of your system,” regulatory chair Jean-Pierre Blais asked the Americans during the Let’s Talk TV hearing.



Advertisers take a stand for sim sub at Let’s Talk

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Representatives from the ACA and CMDC said removing the policy would result in substantial revenue being diverted to other platforms.



CRTC clashes with stonewalling Netflix at Let’s Talk TV hearing

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Regulatory chair Jean-Pierre Blais repeatedly ordered the US video streaming giant to confidentially provide key business data on its Canadian operations.



Stingray Digital cries foul on CRTC’s proposed skinny basic

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Company head Eric Boyko told the regulator during Thursday’s Let’s Talk TV hearing that its Galaxy audio service could sink if the new proposed package goes through.



Canada ripe for new streaming option

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Netflix has more than doubled its evening traffic from three years ago, according to new research from broadband and network solutions company Sandvine, but a lack of a strong competitor makes Canada a prime market for a new entry.