Netflix Braves Cultural Barriers for European Expansion

Netflix is tackling significant language and cultural barriers for the first time as it seeks to become a true global player. This week's rollout in France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium... |
Shaw Media Filings Signal Broadcasting Interest in East Coast

The parent company of the Global Television network may be eyeing opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Shaw Media Inc. recently filed documents at the registry of companies allowing it to do... |
Shaw Media Appoints Barbara Williams President

Barbara Williams is the new president of Shaw Media. The multimedia giant announced Tuesday that Williams, who was previously senior vice president of content, had been appointed to the role. |
Netflix Launches in France to Hostile Reception

The American video streaming service Netflix launches in France today amid hostility from state-subsidised local media and fears that it will erode the French "cultural exception". Netflix is trying. |
Canadians Would Pay For CBC

The heads of CBC/Radio-Canada have told the country's broadcast regulator that Canadians are ready to pay to get the broadcaster's content even if many consider it an acquired right. |
How the CRTC Hearing Outcome Could Affect Your Cable and Internet Bill

Canada's broadcast regulator is holding hearings on a series of proposals that many observers say could dramatically change Canada's TV landscape. Having received input from about 10,000 Canadians... |
Crossborder radio stations anger South Asian broadcaster

A woman who runs two radio stations that target the South Asian community believes three crossborder stations should be shut down. The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission... |
FCC Asked to Vet Broadcaster Refusal To Air Local Choice Ads

MusicFIRST has asked the FCC to investigate the fact that some CBS radio stations are refusing to air ads in favor of Local Choice, a Senate Commerce Committee proposal that would allow cable and... |
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