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Telus intros $20, no contract IPTV service

Briefs | | 04/21/2017 3:18 pm EDT

Pick-and-pay won’t tempt consumers to switch or subscribe: RBC

Briefs | | 12/05/2016 1:27 pm EST

Pick-and-pay still has many ‘pitfalls’ for consumers: PIAC

News | | 12/01/2016 5:33 pm EST

Companies launching pick-and-pay ahead of new rules

Briefs | | 11/30/2016 4:22 pm EST

Skinny basic best practices not enough to ‘scare’ BDUs: PIAC

News | | 11/21/2016 5:01 pm EST

Videotron offering full pick-and-pay

Briefs | | 11/18/2016 4:44 pm EST

Cord-cutting accelerates despite skinny basic: Boon Dog

Briefs | | 11/07/2016 2:13 pm EST

Wireline competition, pick-and-pay could pressure telecoms in 2017: Canaccord

Briefs | | 09/20/2016 11:47 am EDT

PIAC says customers need better skinny basic info

News | | 09/08/2016 5:37 pm EDT

CRTC grills telecoms on skinny basic promotion, bundling

News | | 09/07/2016 9:30 pm EDT

CRTC skinny basic hearing ‘premature,’ telecoms say

News | | 09/06/2016 5:23 pm EDT

177,000 Canadians subscribe to skinny basic: CRTC

Briefs | | 09/02/2016 4:17 pm EDT

Cable providers readying for full pick-and-pay with theme packs

News | | 08/23/2016 5:34 pm EDT

Anglophone TV subs fall to 73%: MTM

Briefs | | 06/17/2016 5:13 pm EDT

Set-top box provider appealing temporary ban

Briefs | | 06/15/2016 6:24 pm EDT

Rogers proposes ‘not-for-profit’ national OMNI channel

News | | 06/14/2016 5:59 pm EDT

Shomi, Crave in fewer than 1M households: SRG

Briefs | | 06/14/2016 5:20 pm EDT

Pick-and-pay drives customer satisfaction: J.D. Power

Briefs | | 06/03/2016 11:27 am EDT

Deadline for answers on skinny-basic practices extended

Briefs | | 06/02/2016 4:21 pm EDT

Four telecoms singled out for skinny-basic hearing

News | | 05/24/2016 5:44 pm EDT

CRTC to launch consultation on skinny basic rollout

News | | 05/13/2016 3:26 pm EDT

Rogers to launch IPTV by end of the year

Briefs | | 04/20/2016 4:20 pm EDT

Customers say skinny basic not worthwhile: study

Briefs | | 04/15/2016 12:58 pm EDT

Exec cites ‘tipping point’ in customer demand as Sportsnet goes OTT

News | | 03/31/2016 6:52 pm EDT

CRTC tells CCTS to step up enforcement, ‘naming and shaming’

News | | 03/17/2016 5:15 pm EDT

Telecoms’ TV customer losses up five-fold in 2015

News | | 03/10/2016 5:42 pm EST

As skinny basic arrives, experts doubt consumer appeal

News | | 03/01/2016 4:50 pm EST

Bell releases skinny basic offer, no U.S. networks included

Briefs | | 02/29/2016 2:33 pm EST

Bell playing skinny basic plan close to the vest: report

Briefs | | 02/26/2016 4:45 pm EST

Rogers to offer $3-$18 theme packs with skinny basic

Briefs | | 02/25/2016 3:35 pm EST

CRTC says Videotron can't add extra channels to skinny basic

Briefs | | 02/24/2016 4:41 pm EST

Shaw launches skinny basic package

Briefs | | 02/18/2016 11:54 am EST

CRTC won’t change course despite appeals, criticism: Blais

News | | 02/17/2016 6:12 pm EST

CRTC extends deadline in Shaw-Corus consultation

Briefs | | 02/11/2016 1:49 pm EST

CRTC asks Bell, Rogers, Shaw, Quebecor to renew TV licences

Briefs | | 02/08/2016 3:40 pm EST

TV advertising needs better metrics, execs say

News | | 02/04/2016 5:40 pm EST

Growth in telecom to lag behind economy: Conference Board

News | | 02/03/2016 5:54 pm EST

SaskTel launches skinny-basic package

Briefs | | 02/02/2016 12:41 pm EST

CRTC news fund proposal would ‘gut’ community TV: Cogeco

News | | 01/27/2016 5:30 pm EST

Bell, Channel Zero tell CRTC local TV needs help

News | | 01/25/2016 8:37 pm EST

CACTUS complaints result in 4 CRTC proceedings

Briefs | | 01/25/2016 12:26 pm EST

SaskTel won't include U.S. 4+1 in skinny basic

Briefs | | 01/20/2016 3:43 pm EST

Bell denied requests to switch Category A channels to B

Briefs | | 01/18/2016 12:42 pm EST

Changes ahead for TV sector in 2016

News | | 01/08/2016 4:54 pm EST

Shaw's FreeRange TV first step in transition to IP-based system

News | | 01/06/2016 4:17 pm EST

TV regulatory changes could cost 15,000 jobs: report

Briefs | | 01/05/2016 11:53 am EST

Bell denied request for relief on original-content condition

Briefs | | 12/16/2015 1:27 pm EST

How do Shaw's decisions on Canwest, mobile look today?

News | | 12/07/2015 3:43 pm EST

Most TV subs won't scale back under pick-and-pay rules: survey

News | | 11/19/2015 5:01 pm EST

'Record' loss of TV subscribers this year: Boon Dog

News | | 11/09/2015 6:18 am EST

Connectivity beats content in telecom/media sector: report

News | | 11/03/2015 3:43 pm EST

B.C. provider offers skinny-basic TV

Briefs | | 11/03/2015 12:48 pm EST

Are stars aligning for Shaw sale to Rogers?

News | | 11/02/2015 4:47 pm EST

Federal election unlikely to change telecom policy: Huang

Briefs | | 10/05/2015 11:57 am EDT

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

News | | 10/02/2015 4:49 pm EDT

CRTC approves Kosiner's proposed TV audio channels

News | | 10/01/2015 3:06 pm EDT

TV needs less 'control and regulation': Pentefountas

Briefs | | 09/21/2015 12:53 pm EDT

Production sector must understand telecom: new CMPA boss

News | | 09/11/2015 2:47 pm EDT

Shaw says national news-channel plans on hold

News | | 09/10/2015 4:48 pm EDT

Canadian OTT startup looks to take on the world

News | | 08/17/2015 4:12 pm EDT

CRTC consulting on some Talk TV decisions

Briefs | | 07/09/2015 5:03 pm EDT

CMF to go on cross-country consultation

Briefs | | 06/30/2015 2:42 pm EDT

Netflix' reach to pass U.S. networks next year: analysts

Briefs | | 06/30/2015 1:51 pm EDT

New OTT options tempting TV consumers: study

Briefs | | 06/25/2015 12:49 pm EDT

Rogers’ hockey content brings Sportsnet neck-to-neck with TSN

News | | 06/02/2015 5:34 pm EDT

Rogers, Corus seek dismissal of 'terms of trade' challenge

Briefs | | 05/11/2015 4:18 pm EDT

Keith Pelley leaving Rogers this summer

People | | 04/17/2015 11:44 am EDT

Kosiner looking for piece of TV music market

News | | 04/15/2015 12:42 pm EDT

Kevin Crull out as Bell Media boss

People | | 04/09/2015 5:27 pm EDT

News channels face funding challenges after CRTC decision

News | | 04/01/2015 4:25 pm EDT

Telecoms will adjust to pick-and-pay regime, analysts say

News | | 03/20/2015 5:22 pm EDT

Channel unbundling to have 'unintended consequences,' says consultant

News | | 03/19/2015 4:13 pm EDT

Next CRTC decision on TV won't be about pick-and-pay

Briefs | | 02/26/2015 4:17 pm EST

CRTC decisions, new streaming services top TV agenda for 2015

News | | 12/17/2014 9:27 am EST

Blais' differences with government come into focus

News | | 10/10/2014 5:21 pm EDT

Mulcair denounces Glover statements on Netflix regulation

News | | 10/08/2014 4:29 pm EDT

C.D. Howe warns against pick-and-pay TV

Briefs | | 09/25/2014 3:15 pm EDT

Rogers VP predicts end of TV broadcasting, as we know it

News | | 09/11/2014 7:10 pm EDT

Regulating OTT could set ‘dangerous precedent’: Google

News | | 09/08/2014 5:53 pm EDT

Industry warned of 'major changes' from TV review

Briefs | | 09/05/2014 12:25 pm EDT

Shaw lobbying federal officials ahead of CRTC TV review

News | | 08/25/2014 10:16 am EDT - The Hill Times

Watchdog warns pick-and-pay would hurt economy

Briefs | | 08/22/2014 4:47 pm EDT

CRTC gives public another chance for TV comment

Briefs | | 08/21/2014 3:24 pm EDT

Penetration-based pricing biggest barrier to pick-and-pay: analyst

News | | 07/09/2014 10:06 am EDT

Service providers support TV choice, but not to extent suggested

News | | 06/27/2014 5:26 pm EDT

CRTC delays deadline for TV-review comments till Friday

Briefs | | 06/23/2014 4:32 pm EDT

Public backs heavy CRTC hand in TV service: survey

News | | 06/19/2014 11:13 am EDT

Canadian TV packages more flexible than in U.S.: study

Briefs | | 06/06/2014 4:25 pm EDT

TV industry facing 'significant pressure' from OTT, unbundling: report

News | | 06/04/2014 5:07 pm EDT

Price hikes for sports in pick-and-pay ‘big concern’: CMPA lawyer

News | | 05/01/2014 5:23 pm EDT

CRTC backs pick-and-pay while acknowledging ‘risks’

News | | 04/24/2014 2:10 pm EDT

Canadians willing to pay for more TV choice: survey

Briefs | | 03/19/2014 2:15 pm EDT

Phase 2 of CRTC TV review asks about OTT regulation

News | | 02/18/2014 5:33 pm EST

CRTC chair says he shares ‘philosophy’ with James Moore

News | | 01/16/2014 2:18 pm EST

Cogeco to launch pick-and-pay TV outside Quebec next year: Audet

News | | 11/28/2013 5:46 pm EST

NHL deal to help Rogers in pick-and-pay regime: analysts

News | | 11/26/2013 5:02 pm EST

Moore encouraged Blais to tackle consumer issues at CRTC

News | | 11/05/2013 5:09 pm EST

Tories pledge TV unbundling, more rural broadband, no paper billing fees

News | | 10/16/2013 6:13 pm EDT

Want pick-and-pay? You may end up paying $9 for TSN, consultant says

News | | 10/15/2013 5:27 pm EDT

A la carte would drop U.S. TV revenues almost 50%: analyst

News | | 07/17/2013 4:43 pm EDT
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