Articles Tagged ‘Let’s Talk TV’



Game over for Super Bowl simsub: media reaction to CRTC decision

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The regulator announced the change, which comes into effect in 2017, as part of a series of Let’s Talk decisions this morning.



CRTC shuts down Super Bowl simsub starting in 2017

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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.



CRTC’s Jean-Pierre Blais defends tussle with Netflix, Google

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“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.



US networks threaten to go online to avoid pick-and-pay cable

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AMC and A&E Networks have submitted comments saying they are weighing OTT options should the CRTC move forward with unbundling.



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.