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Cable, IPTV and satellite subscriptions declined but revenue steady

The overall number of TV subscribers dropped to 11.2 million as of Aug. 31, 2015 from 11.4 million in 2014, according to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission annual financial report on cable, Internet Protocol television (IPTV) and satellite companies. It’s the third year in a row television subscriptions have declined as streaming services such …

CRTC says VOD platforms continue to struggle with their revenues decreasing by 6.3%

Each year, the CRTC compiles financial data on the Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications sectors to produce a series of reports. To increase Canadians’ access to relevant information related to the Canadian broadcasting system, this year’s publication on specialty, pay, pay-per-view and video-on-demand platform services includes the amount they spent on animation and children’s programming. The …

Internet Bills To Rise As Cable TV Heads Into ‘Veritable Bloodbath’

Cord cutting, combined with more consumer-friendly rules from the CRTC, will send Canada’s telecoms into a TV-services “bloodbath” from which they will recover by raising prices for internet services, market observers say. The latest signs that cord-cutting is beginning to damage telcos’ bottom lines came this week with a new report showing that Canadians ditched …

CRTC levels playing field for VOD services

A new category of ”hybrid” video-on-demand (VOD) services will be exempt from licensing.  These hybrid services would be available both over the closed facilities of a broadcasting distribution undertaking (BDU), and also delivered and accessed over the Internet.  Such VOD platforms would be able to offer exclusive content – just as exempt online-only services can do – as long as that content …

Canadian broadcast regulator relaxes local content broadcast rules

Canada’s broadcast regulator is relaxing the rules that govern the programming Canadian television stations can air in a bid to help them compete with the unlimited choice offered by online video. In a speech to Ottawa’s Canadian Club Thursday, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission chairman Jean-Pierre Blais announced several decisions that came out of a …

CAFDE reaches out to CRTC for helping foster growth of Feature Films in Canada by regulating OTT

The Canadian Association of Film Distributors and Exporters (CAFDE) and one of its members, Elevation Pictures, told a House of Commons committee Monday that there is a role for the CRTC to play to spur demand for Canadian feature films, possibly through a quota system imposed on broadcasters or by bringing so-called over-the-top (OTT) video …

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