Articles Tagged ‘Let’s Talk TV’
AMC and A&E Networks have submitted comments saying they are weighing OTT options should the CRTC move forward with unbundling.
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.
Media Experts’ Ian MacLean says Canadian media cos will fall behind if a local update to TV metrics doesn’t come soon.
It’s no tell-all, but Netflix provides partial answers to certain regulatory orders in a Sept. 22 letter. (Netflix’s Corie Wright pictured)
A look at where the major players fall on the big issues to come out of the Let’s Talk TV hearing.
The US-based streamer said it is not subject to regulatory orders “under Canadian broadcasting law.”
“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.
Representatives from the ACA and CMDC said removing the policy would result in substantial revenue being diverted to other platforms.
Regulatory chair Jean-Pierre Blais repeatedly ordered the US video streaming giant to confidentially provide key business data on its Canadian operations.
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.