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New numbers emerge in mandatory carriage renewal consultation

Media | 05/15/2018 4:31 pm EDT

The CRTC has issued a call for comments after correcting the data it used to determine wholesale rates during the regulator’s look at mandatory carriage renewals, according to a Friday letter.  Originally, the consultation which prompted a hearing on the matter used data indicating that the rate of subscription losses had declined in the 2015-2016 year, from the previous 2014-2015 period. But the letter said numbers supplied by Suzanne Blackwell of Giganomics Consulting Inc., on behalf of Cogeco Inc., Quebecor Inc., and Shaw Communications Inc., showed the subscription decline...