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Netflix expects to ‘exceed’ planned investment in Canadian content

Media | 09/28/2018 3:24 pm EDT

Netflix Inc. says it’s “on track to exceed” its $500 million pledge to invest in Canadian content, a company official wrote in a blog post Friday. “This is because...

CRTC asks digital giants for info, promises confidentiality

Media | 02/05/2018 2:02 pm EST

As part of its government-ordered proceeding on future content distribution models, the CRTC is asking a number of companies — including Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Netflix Inc. — for information about their digital media broadcasting revenues, subscribers and viewing in Canada. Several years ago, during its Let’s Talk TV proceeding, those two companies refused to provide such info to the regulator, triggering conflict with the commission that saw then-chairman Jean-Pierre Blais briefly walk out of a hearing and threaten to revoke the digital-media exemption order under which Netflix...

CRTC to remove Netflix, Google input from Talk TV process

Media | 09/29/2014 9:05 pm EDT

The CRTC said Monday it will remove all evidence presented by Netflix Inc. and Google Inc., including oral and written presentations, from the Let’s Talk TV process, following the...

Blais threatens to revoke Netflix’ exemption order

Media | 09/19/2014 7:48 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — During the sometimes-contentious appearance by Netflix Inc. on the last day the CRTC’s two-week hearings on the future of television, CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais repeatedly ordered the U.S....