On November 27, 2019, all provincial and territorial emergency management organizations will conduct public alerting tests in Canada, except for Nunavut. As such, test alerts will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible mobile device connected to a LTE (long-term evolution) wireless network... Read More
I want to also thank the conference organizers for inviting the CRTC to be a part of the inaugural edition of this event. Congratulations to all of you who have worked so hard to pull off a first-class – and Canada’s first ever – Rural and Remote Broadband Conference.
Today, the CRTC launched its second call for applications for the Broadband Fund. The CRTC is now accepting applications for all eligible projects to improve broadband access across Canada, including in areas covered by the first call.
Given the rapid pace of change in the industry, I believe the theme of this year’s conference – Futureproofing Broadcasting – is spot-on. A key challenge facing broadcasters today is how to take advantage of ever-more sophisticated digital technologies.
Today, we will be examining the licence renewal applications of four radio stations in British Columbia and an ownership transaction regarding two of these stations.
This hearing will take place over two days. Today, the Commission will examine Allarco Entertainment’s application to renew the licence of Super Channel.