Articles Tagged ‘Let’s Talk TV’



CRTC rolls out new HVOD category

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The new hybrid VOD category encapsulates services offered both online (OTT) and via subscription-based linear VOD.



More cord-cutting ahead but mass exodus unlikely: report

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Cord-cutters will grow in number but not by an earth-shattering amount, according to an IDC report.



Opinion: CRTC clearly offside with Super Bowl decision

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With the NFL’s involvement in the simsub debate, Judy Davey of the ACA argues why the regulator’s move sets the industry up for a loss.



CRTC vice-chair to industry: ‘stop protecting status quo’

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That was Tom Pentefountas’ statement to gathered industry members at the Future of TV conference, as he talked simsub and set-top box data.



CRTC unveils three-year plan after Let’s Talk TV decisions

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By 2017-18, the CRTC plans to be monitoring the pricing of unbunded cable TV packages being, and if the industry is offering a “small, affordable” skinny basic package.



CRTC proposes new customer code for BDUs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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