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Columnist says broadcasting executives have dismissed consumer demands for greater flexibility, but the CRTC notes that Canadians have jumped at the chance for greater flexibility when it is offered.
Columnist says anyone who streams YouTube videos or catches up on Netflix shows on their smartphone will be affected by the next showdown over the open Internet in Canada.
The Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules that allow Internet service providers to offer a faster lane through which to send video and other content to consumers, as long as a content company is willing to pay for it.
Editorial states that ICTV’s complaint against Vidéotron will be judged according to a CRTC policy that leaves a lot of room for interpretation.
FRIENDS recommends that the CRTC find that Vidéotron’s MAtv has not been operating in compliance with the Community Television Policy and call for applications from not-for-profit groups to apply for the licence currently held by MAtv.
Columnist says Barbara Motzey's goal is to transform the CRTC: “It will all be about serving Canadians.”
The CRTC will consider Rogers' applications, at a public hearing, starting April 8, 2014, to renew the licences of 17 Rogers' television stations.
The federal government has unveiled Digital Canada 150, calling it “an ambitious path forward” for Canadians to take full advantage of the opportunities in the Digital Age.
Randy Morse of Kaslo, British Columbia has won the $10,000 first prize in this year’s Dalton Camp Award for his essay on the dearth of news media in small town Canada and what can be done about it.
The results of the CRTC's latest research will be released in April, but several unions that represent television workers are already making the case for more robust Canadian television regulations.
Speech by Scott Hutton, Executive Director, Broadcasting, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
Scott Hutton gives an address to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on the state of the radio sector and Canadian music industry.
A group of community activists has banded together to file a complaint with the CRTC against Videotron, arguing the company’s existing community channel MAtv is not respecting its mandate to provide community access to television.
The Fraser Institute says the CRTC's recent crackdown on a trio of X-rated channels for not showing enough Canadian content is a classic example of how government policies supporting Canada's entertainment industry are costly and inefficient.
After CRTC porn debacle, this think tank says funding for Canadian content needs change by Simon Houpt
A report issued by The Fraser Institute says the federal government needs to reconsider its regulation and financial support of the domestic entertainment industries, including Canadian content quotas.
Columnist offers 10 observations and thoughts about the Canadian TV industry.
Columnist says the CRTC's 'TalkTV' public consultation offers few appealing choices for consumers.
Multi-lingual channel, Omni, is asking the CRTC to loosen requirements mandating it show 100% ethnic programming during prime-time.
Columnist asks whether given that the CRTC often attracts the ire of Canadians, their current survey avoids the biggest question of all — does Canada still need the CRTC?
Columnist suggests money from the recent wireless spectrum auction should be set aside to help Canada’s creative community produce more content for those public airwaves.
CRTC Chairman invites Canadians to take part in Phase II of its programme Let's Talk TV.