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CRTC reports drop in broadcast revenue for 2020

Media | 07/16/2021 5:38 pm EDT

With advertising revenues battered by the pandemic -- particularly the second half of the year -- the CRTC Friday reported widespread drops in broadcast revenues for the 2019-2020 year, with total revenues coming in at over $15.7 billion. The commission’s report...

Hockey broadcasters seek injunction against pirate streamers

Media | 06/17/2021 6:11 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc., BCE Inc., and Quebecor Inc. are asking a Federal Court for a permanent injunction against a set of unknown users of IP addresses that the companies say are being used to facilitate the illegal streaming of NHL hockey games.  In a statement of...

CRTC revokes Shaw Sault Ste. Marie broadcasting licence

Media | 05/05/2021 3:50 pm EDT

The CRTC granted a request by Shaw Cablesystems Ltd. to revoke its broadcasting licence for the Sault Ste. Marie area of Ontario on Wednesday. Shaw Communications Inc. said in its application its...