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In a letter to Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, FRIENDS comments on critical issues affecting the future of Canadian content in a digital world.
In its 2016 Economic Survey of Canada, the OECD makes a case for foreign entry into the Great White North's telecom market, saying it brings the potential for cheaper Internet and more subscriptions.
The sudden suspension of DisneyLife comes amid a crackdown in China's digital media space.
Columnist says Dalian Wanda's acquisition of Legendary Entertainment could spur a flurry of dealmaking by Chinese billionaires, including Alibaba's Jack Ma.
After forming 6 years ago, Wind has 940,000 subscribers across Ontario, B.C. and Alberta.
International competitors are offering similar fare, and even some of Netflix’s programming, making it harder for the video-streaming service to gain traction.
Google is about to launch a new cost-effective mobile phone service for Americans only, and as the news spreads, it may trigger a new round of grumbling in Canada over the state of this country's telecom industry.
Columnist asks if over the top services such as Netflix threaten Canadian content and whether it matters.
Vice-president Susan Fox warns The Walt Disney Co. doesn’t want to pull out of Canadian television, but it will have to re-evaluate the business case for staying if regulations become too burdensome.
Columnist says that for too long, the default position has been that whenever there was any new development in the economy, the government had to extend its broad regulatory mantle to cover it.
FRIENDS says proposed changes to broadcasting regulations up for discussion starting this morning would not be good for Canadian broadcasting and they won't do consumers any favours either.
At the start of CRTC hearings that could radically transform the country’s television system, the views of Canadians are expressed in this full-page ad in The Hill Times.
In advance of CRTC hearings that could radically transform the country’s television system, the views of Canadians are expressed in this full-page, french language ad in Le Devoir.
A national random telephone survey conducted for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting in collaboration with ACTRA and Unifor by Nanos Research on Canadians views about television.
When Canada's broadcast regulator embarked on the third and final phase of its consultations on the future of television regulation earlier this year, it left little doubt that a total overhaul was on the table.
Netflix is warning the CRTC against imposing a tax on the American online streaming giant because they say they do plenty of business in Canada.
Columnist says the Conservative government has been ambivalent and conflicted in its position on foreign ownership of Canadian telecom operators.
Opening telecom market to foreign investment could make Canada a ‘branch plant,’ Edward Rogers warns by Christine Dobby
The deputy chairman and executive vice-president of emerging business and corporate development at Rogers Communications Inc. warns that opening up the telecommunications market fully to foreign ownership could leave Canada as nothing more than a “branch plant” when it comes to investment in innovation and rural coverage.
James Moore says the Canadian government is not actively considering relaxing foreign ownership limits on the telecoms and broadcast sectors, even though he has said he is open to the idea.
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