Post Tagged with: "broadcast"

CTV & Canwest Ask CRTC To Order Blocking Of U.S. Programs

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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November 13, 2009 38 comments News

CRTC Releases Communications Monitoring Report

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, […]

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August 6, 2009 4 comments News

Survey Shows Wide Opposition to Two-Tier OTA Television

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 […]

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July 30, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

CRTC Orders Broadcasters, Telcos To Improve Accessibility

The CRTC has ordered telecom companies and broadcasters to improve their accessibility services.

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July 22, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

CRTC Chair Says Broadcast and Telco Acts Need Overhaul

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.

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June 2, 2009 1 comment Must Reads