Articles Tagged ‘Let’s Talk TV’
The new operator of Family, Disney XD and Disney Junior argued that not including the channels in a skinny basic option would diminish the quality of Canadian children’s content.
Unbundling will mean long-term losses for the consumer with less programming variety in Canada, Disney exec Susan Fox told the regulator on Monday morning.
The telco said vertically integrated carriers were using programming services to show undue preference for their distribution platforms.
“…I don’t want to lose these folks from the ecosystem,” Rogers’ SVP David Purdy told regulators during Thursday’s Let’s Talk TV hearing.
Company executives stressed allowing market forces to decide on pick-and-pay and cable unbundling in its Let’s Talk TV presentation. (Shaw Media EVP of content Barb Williams pictured)
The cable and mobile giant also opposed the end of simultaneous substitution. (Rogers Media president Keith Pelley pictured)
Corus took a largely anti-regulatory stance on Wednesday, arguing the broadcast system is working fine as-is, both from a revenue and customer satisfaction perspective. (Corus CEO and president John Cassaday pictured.)