OTTAWA—Liberal Party MPs are pushing for a special legislative committee of the House of Commons to review the government’s new copyright reform bill once it is tabled in Parliament.
The CRTC announced procedural changes Tuesday for its Oct. 25 hearing on telecommunications companies’ services and other matters.
Broadcast distributors Telus Corp. and Rogers Communications Inc. say they are pleased with the CRTC’s decision to allow advertising on video-on-demand (VOD) services—and that the move should encourage broadcasters to put forward more content for VOD.
OTTAWA–After emphasizing the need to free up funds for network investments, officials from Bell Canada and Bell Aliant received questions Tuesday about mobile pricing and broadband access from members of the Senate transport and communications committee.
OTTAWA–The Friends of Canadian Broadcasting warned the Commons industry committee Tuesday that loosening the foreign ownership restrictions in a vertically integrated telecommunications sector would have adverse ripple effects on the Canadian broadcasting sector.