Tag Archives: CTV

10th anniversary of Dude, Where’s My TV?

Dear Minister Guilbeault, May 15, 2010 marked the first post to this blog. At the time, I was primarily concerned about how Canada’s approach to its 700 MHz spectrum auction and transition to digital over-the-air (OTA) television might affect household … Continue reading

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Part 2: Canada and ATSC 3.0

Dear Minister Joly, Figured I’d follow up my previous post about how small Canadian television broadcasters are planning (if at all) for ATSC 3.0 with a post about what the Canadian television broadcasters “owned by large English ownership groups” are … Continue reading

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Last Channel Standing

Hi Minister Moore, After waiting almost seven weeks for Canadian television broadcasters to work out the kinks in their digital transmitters, I’m writing to advise that Global TV is the last OTA channel standing in Denbigh, Ontario. No other OTA … Continue reading

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cartt.ca article re-post: Cord-Cutting: Figuring out the OTA option isn’t easy

Hello Minister Moore, Mr. @gregobr asked me to write a report on the status of OTA DTV signals in sample cities across Canada for cartt.ca. Re-posting the article here, with permission. Feel free to add info about the status of … Continue reading

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Digital Television Transition PSA Report

Dear Minister Moore, Seeing that 10 days have passed since Canadian broadcasters were to have started airing digital television PSAs (for really, really this time), I thought I would list the ones I’ve spotted. Sadly/strangely, very few of the PSAs … Continue reading

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BCE/CTV Benefits Hearing at the CRTC

Hi Minister Moore, I’m glad we’re Twitter pals now. Baby steps. Checking back following my presentation to the CRTC last week regarding the benefits associated with the BCE/CTV “transaction”. In short, neither BCE or the CRTC appear super interested in educating the … Continue reading

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Greetings from Gatineau

Dear Minister Moore, Greetings from Gatineau. Well, I’m actually in Ottawa at this moment but I will be presenting across the river at the CRTC for the BCE/CTV benefits hearing tomorrow. Dad was asking today about my title at these … Continue reading

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