Canada's broadcast regulator today announced sweeping regulatory changes and several initiatives, all aimed at boosting Canadian-made TV content in the domestic and international marketplace. The…
Bell Canada is finally getting its hands on rival broadcaster Astral Media. After rejecting the $3 billion deal last fall, federal regulator the Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications…
MONTREAL -- Bell Canada and Astral Media are set for some major changes in the wake of the Canadian broadcast regulator's surprising decision last week to nix Bell's proposed $3.4 billion take-over…
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…
Telco giant Bell Canada's $3 billion deal to swallow rival broadcaster Astral Media is facing fierce opposition from the country's TV biz.
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 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…
Canada's broadcast watchdog has decided it has the right to control what is beamed into the country's airspace via foreign satellite services. And U.S. direct broadcast satellite services must get…