Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us GET FREE NEWS UPDATES
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers


TekSavvy launches IPTV service

Media | 02/01/2019 5:11 pm EST

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. is now offering IPTV in Chatham, Ont., and the service will become available in other communities over the coming months, the company said Friday. TekSavvy is offering the service with its affiliate Hastings Cable Vision Ltd., which the company partnered with in 2014. It said in a press release that TekSavvy TV is currently available as an app for Apple Inc.’s Apple TV, Alphabet Inc.’s Android TV, and Amazon.com Inc.’s Amazon Fire Stick. It requires a subscription to TekSavvy’s internet...

More small BDUs sanctioned with CRTC denial

Media | 08/13/2015 3:35 pm EDT

The CRTC has given two more companies permission to provide television services to small audiences, even though it has technically denied their applications for licences. The commission said Thursday it has rejected an application from AEBC Internet Corp. for a broadcast licence to serve parts of Ontario, and another from Hastings Cable Vision Ltd. to do business in parts of Ontario and Quebec. However, it noted that the applications came in before its decision to allow new terrestrial-based TV-service providers with less than 20,000 subscribers to be exempt from requiring licences. The CRTC...

TekSavvy asks CRTC for help to launch TV service

Media | 09/16/2014 9:15 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — Independent ISP TekSavvySolutions Inc. told the CRTC Tuesday it is considering becoming a TV distributor, on the same day that it announced a “partnership” with Hastings Cable Vision Ltd., an...