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TAGGED AS EMILIA ZBORALSKA

Pick-and-pay TV prices could reduce cord cutting, say experts

Media | 10/02/2015 8:43 pm EDT

Prices for TV subscriptions in the coming pick-and-pay era will be one of the main factors determining how over-the-top (OTT) video services are affected, say experts, noting that competitive pricing in TV packages might curb the cord-cutting trend.  Earlier this year, the CRTC announced that TV providers will have to offer skinny basic TV packages, starting in March of next year, for no more than $25 a month. This package will include public-interest, educational, some community, and local and regional channels.   Emilia Zboralska, a researcher of communication and culture at...