Tag Archives: CRTC

Skinny Basic a boon for OTA?

Dear Minister Joly, Congrats on the new gig. Now that Phase I of the CRTC’s Skinny Basic is in place, I wonder if this just might be the break that (over-the-air) OTA TV in Canada has been waiting for. While … Continue reading

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Godspeed You! TV User

Dear Minister Glover, More Let’s Talk TV regulatory decision M&M’s were doled out today by CRTC Chairman Blais. I’m a TV delivery/carriage guy, as you know, so while the day was more about TV content regs, Chairman Blais’ mention of … Continue reading

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$5 Bucks, $5 Bucks, $5 Bucks!

 *Update: Shortly after posting this, I noticed that Bell Mobile TV is now $5 for 5 hours of TV/month instead of the 10 hours per month that was included up until a week or two ago. *Update: Bell has advised … Continue reading

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Magic Items

Dear Minister Glover, There were a series of important TV announcements in London, Ontario this morning. Of particular note to this here blog was mention of the future status of OTA TV in Canada. CRTC Chairman Blais can take it … Continue reading

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Community Manager gets Shaw to (briefly) re-open LTSS

Dear Minister Glover, I received a curious blog comment this week from a woman named Sherry. “(W)hy is Clinton,BC allowed to install LTSS for the next 4 days and no one else is allowed???”, said Sherry. After noting to Sherry … Continue reading

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Part II: Select LTSSers Required to Buy New Receiver to watch SRC

Dear Minister Glover, Called Shaw Direct again tonight about SRC Ottawa (704) with a great solution c/o of Dad. Since he can no longer receive 704 due to changes to the ANIK F2 satellite, why doesn’t Shaw just send us … Continue reading

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Part I: Select LTSSers Required to Buy New Receiver to watch SRC

Dear Minister Glover, I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving. Writing with regards to a troubling development related to Shaw Direct’s Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program. My dad mentioned to me recently that he could no longer watch Télé … Continue reading

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