Post Tagged with: "fee for carriage"

Broadcaster Plan Involves More Than Just Fee-For-Carriage

Appeared in the Toronto Star on November 23, 2009 as Broadcasters Want More Than Fee For Carriage In the weeks leading to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hearing on broadcasting licences, Canadians were inundated with splashy advertising campaigns claiming that new fees for local signals were either a TV […]

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November 23, 2009 2 comments Columns Archive

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

CBC Argues for Regulated Cable

The CBC has called for a pared-down basic all-Canadian cable package with content and price to be set by CRTC.

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November 4, 2009 6 comments Must Reads

Wagman on the Fee-For-Carriage Fight

"What this is really about is a profound lack of imagination by all involved."

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November 3, 2009 3 comments Must Reads

CBC on Fee-For-Carriage

CBC's The National covered the fee-for-carriage issue last night, including a shout-out to greater consumer choice.

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November 3, 2009 1 comment Must Reads