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CBC allowed to exclude Olympic coverage from Canadian programming expenditures

Briefs | 07/23/2024 4:34 pm EDT

CBC, CRTC still viewed as keepers of Canadian identity: studyThe CRTC has agreed with CBC/Radio-Canada that it may exclude its spending on coverage of the Summer Olympic Games from its record of programming expenditures. The amount the...

IPTV site ordered to pay millions in damages to Turkish broadcaster for piracy

News | 07/22/2024 3:47 pm EDT

Judge gavel on computer. Concept of court, online crime, piracy.An online TV streamer has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay a Turkish broadcaster millions of dollars in damages as part of a copyright dispute over the pirating of...

Bell increasing use of AI for customer service and business clients

News | 07/19/2024 5:21 pm EDT

ISED launches consultation on AI computing powerBCE Inc. has signed a multi-year deal with AI platform ServiceNow. ...

Telecoms and broadcasters hit by CrowdStrike IT outage

News | 07/19/2024 12:04 pm EDT

Telecoms and broadcasters hit by CrowdStrike IT outageCanadian broadcasters and telecoms reported experiencing mixed effects from...

Blue Ant joins broadcasters in call for CanCon relief

Briefs | 07/18/2024 5:30 pm EDT

CRTC proposes code of conduct for ISPsBlue Ant Media Inc. is calling on the CRTC to lighten its CanCon spending obligations, blaming its...

Greenwin responds to Netflash Part 1 over Kitchener building access

Briefs | 07/18/2024 1:41 pm EDT

Greenwin responds to Netflash Part 1 over Kitchener building accessGreenwin Corp., the owner of two buildings in Kitchener that are centred in...

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IPTV site ordered to pay millions in damages to Turkish broadcaster for piracy

An online TV streamer has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay a Turkish broadcaster millions of dollars in damages as part of a copyright dispute over the pirating of thousands of episodes of original TV programs.  General Entertainment and Music Inc. (GEM), an internet protocol television (IPTV)...

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CBC allowed to exclude Olympic coverage from Canadian programming expenditures

The CRTC has agreed with CBC/Radio-Canada that it may exclude its spending on coverage of the Summer Olympic Games from its record of programming expenditures. The amount the broadcaster spends on such “Canadian programming expenditures” (CPE) is used to calculate its required spending on programs of...

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Drew Olsen named CEO of Copyright Board

Drew Olsen has been named vice-chair and CEO of the Copyright Board of Canada, it was announced Tuesday. He begins his five-year term on Aug. 26. A longtime employee of the Department of Canadian Heritage, Olsen is currently associate director general its audiovisual branch. He holds a law degree from the...

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