The CRTC approved Friday Knowledge-West Communications Corporation’s (KWCC) application to acquire Category 2 specialty programming undertaking BBC kids from Jasper Junior Broadcasting Inc.
The CRTC approved Telus Communications Co.’s application Thursday to introduce competitor backbone services in Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec, which will allow competing Internet service providers (ISPs) to access the network backbone.
Independent broadcasting companies are calling on the CRTC to establish safeguards to prevent large, vertically integrated players from discriminating against smaller broadcasters by way of retaliatory measures like dropping or moving channels.
The CRTC approved Thursday an application from Sugar Cane Community Diversity Association to broadcasting an FM radio station in Williams Lake, B.C.
Canadians are increasingly relying on social networks for their news consumption, according to a new study from the Canadian Media Research Consortium (CMRC).
The CRTC approved Thursday a request for regulatory exemption for an Ontario regional video-on-demand service.
As a working group of industry insiders awaits the CRTC’s response to its request for a public consultation on the role of Netflix Inc. in the Canadian broadcasting system, experts are unsure how—or even if—over-the-top services can be regulated.