The recent blackout and restart of ERT in Greece underlines the fact that these are challenging times for public broadcasters -- due to government budget cuts, the growing presence of new rivals and…
Canadian Radio-television And Telecommunications Commission
To the surprise of most in the Canadian TV biz, the federal broadcast regulator has nixed Bell Canada's $3.4 billion acquisition of rival broadcaster Astral Media, what would have been one of the…
Pierre Juneau, who brought in key regulations supporting homegrown TV and music production in Canada, died on Tuesday. He was 89.
Canada's media watchdog ruled Wednesday that it will not force web players like Netflix to cough up cash to support local programming, bringing them in line with levies on broadcasters.
Canada's media regulator approved telco Bell Canada's $1.3 billion acquisition of leading broadcast group CTVglobemedia on Monday -- with some provisos.
Canada finally has its MTV. Calgary's Craig Broadcast Systems and MTV Networks announced Tuesday a joint venture to launch three new digital channels, including MTV Canada, in the Great White North…
Canuck broadcaster Corus Entertainment posted major-league revenue gains in the second quarter and first six months thanks to strong perfs by its pay TV outlets and radio stations.
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