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  1. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Canadians invited to share their views on AM and FM radio CRTC launches public consultation on its commercial radio policy The CRTC is keen to hear from a wide range of Canadians about their radio listening habits, behaviours and views as part of its review of commercial radio. This...
  2. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Digital platforms continue to grow in popularity Canadians aged 18-34 years old are leading the trend with 23% watching TV exclusively online. Nationally, 13% of Anglophones watch TV exclusively online compared to only 4% of Francophones. Overall, Canadians aged 18 years or older watched 3.1...
  3. Industry News
    Are you being billed too much? Is programming changing and you weren't aware of it? Here's how to fight back. On September 1 st , the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) started accepting complaints from Canadians related to their subscription TV services. The...
  4. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Aggregate Annual Returns for owners of large distribution undertakings, multi-system operators and conventional TV and radio groups for 2016 are now available. The CRTC is running behind schedule compared to previous years and hasn't issued any press releases, but the stats are there. All...
  5. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    This week the CRTC will announce the "Introductory decision" regarding the Renewal of television licences for large English- and French-language ownership groups: Bell Média Corus Entertainment Groupe V Média Quebecor Media Rogers Media Shaw Communications Telelatino Network Related...
  6. Industry News
    Up until this past Wednesday, local landline telephone service was the only service the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) felt was essential for all Canadians. But this has now changed. In our modern age, broadband internet has been added to this. As a result...
  7. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Excerpts from news release: Canadians continue to shift towards digital platforms The CRTC today released the first part of the CRTC's 2016 Communications Monitoring Report. This year, the CRTC is releasing the report in two parts. The first release represents data for the broadcasting sector...
  8. Industry News
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has unveiled an interactive map that can help Canadians deal with emergency situations. The map identifies which radio and television stations across Canada distribute emergency alert messages and provides a list of cable...
  9. Industry News
    In preparation for the hearing taking place in late October on pricing practices related to Internet data plans, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced that it will be using a Reddit forum to gather comments related to the issue. The Commission has...
  10. Industry News
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is inviting Canadians to share their views on how the Wireless Code is helping to address issues with their wireless services. The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services administers the Code and helps...
  11. Industry News
    The ninth-annual international telecom price comparison study commissioned by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has been released surrounding the cost of telecommunications in Canada and abroad, and the news is depressing. John Lawford of the Public Interest...
  12. Industry News
    Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) invited Canadians to participate in its review of the Wireless Code. The review will also include a public hearing that will begin on February 6, 2017, in the National Capital Region. According to the CRTC, the...
  13. Industry News
    This Monday, the Federal Court of Appeal took steps that those seeking to keep the Internet a neutral space in terms of traffic are hailing as a “big win”. The “Win” unrolled like this: previously, Bell appealed a decision made by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission...
  14. Industry News
    Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced changes in their regulations that will affect local news and community programming across Canada. According to the CRTC, Canadians value local news and watch it regularly but new technologies are making it...
  15. Industry News
    Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with ten enforcement agencies from around the world in order to fight unlawful spam and unsolicited telecommunications. The global partners are:The Office...
  16. Industry News
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that it is launching processes to add new area codes in four Canadian provinces. The new area codes will cover the regions currently served by:236, 250, 604 and 778 in British Columbia; 418 and 581 in Quebec...
  17. Industry News
    Skinny cable packages are now available in Canada. The CRTC has announced they are holding a hearing, however, to ensure that the $25 basic packages are not being made to look “deliberately unattractive” by the major companies offering them. The CRTC has announced that it is concerned major TV...
  18. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The CRTC prohibited 30-day cancellation policies for local voice services, Internet, Wireless and TV services effective January 23, 2015. They have clarified that if the provider bills for the service in advance, the provider must issue a refund for the unused service, prorated on a daily basis...
  19. Industry News
    Feel like your relative's Internet is way faster than yours, every time you visit? It probably is. A new study conducted by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has found that Internet speeds vary widely across Canada. New Brunswick takes the cake in Canada as the province with...
  20. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Aggregate Annual Returns for owners of large distribution undertakings, multi-system operators and conventional TV and radio groups for 2015 are now available. All summaries in this thread are based on the broadcast year ending Aug. 31. Financial Summaries for Broadcasting Sector will be...
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