Articles Tagged ‘Let’s Talk TV’



CRTC proposes new customer code for BDUs

Television

The final decision from Let’s Talk TV is a draft code that would require TV services to provide customers with easy-to-understand agreements, among other stipulations.



Reactions roll out to Let’s Talk phase two

Television

Media execs note that decreased channels may lead to a jump in costs, depending on the channels that get picked most.



CRTC orders a la carte cable, $25 skinny basic

Television

The landmark shift to pure pick and pay and build-your-own cable packages comes as the expected regulatory unbundling of Canadian TV gets underway.



Working group required for set-top box measurement: CRTC

Television

When the group is required to file answers by, and who wants to be involved, following the regulator’s announcement.



Let’s Talk TV decisions signal altered specialty landscape

DigitalTelevision

Genre protection is being removed and competition encouraged by the CRTC.



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

Television

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

Television

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

DigitalTelevision

“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

Television

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

DigitalTelevision

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.