The CRTC kicks off two weeks of hearings next week that place the spotlight on the fee-for-carriage fight. Last night, I participated in an interesting debate on the issue on TVO's The Agenda called A Pox On Both Their Houses: Cable and TV. The program is embedded below. One issue […]
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The CRTC has released the second annual Communications Monitoring Report 2009. The nearly-300 page report is filled with data and charts that will generate considerable study and commentary. Some of the points that jumped out at me: Do-Not-Call: As of May 19th, there were over 6.8 million registrations, 145,000 complaints, […]
The Canadian Media Guild has published the results of a survey that show 84% of respondents opposed to a plan that will create a two-tier system for over-the-air television signals (some will have it, others won't). The survey was conducted in Kamloops, which stands to lose its OTA signal in […]
The CRTC has ordered telecom companies and broadcasters to improve their accessibility services.
CRTC Chair Konrad von Finckenstein told an audience last week that the Telecommunications Act and Broadcasting Act require an overhaul with a single communications law the better approach.