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Media revenues stable in BCE’s Q1 financials

Bell Media’s operating revenues dipped slightly to $749 million in Q1 as overall growth in subscriber revenues offset declines in the ad market.

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Predicting the future of Cancon distribution, part two

In filings to the CRTC, broadcasters and industry groups battle on how best to fund Cancon in the years ahead.

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Predicting the future of Cancon distribution

In filings to the CRTC for its future programming consultation, the industry weighs in on how to fix the broadcasting system.

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CraveTV subscribers up 22% YOY at Bell Media

Ad revenues declined slightly year-over-year, but the company saw strength in subscriber revenues relating to contract renewals, payTV, SVOD and TVE.

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Bell Media revenue stable in Q3, but TV still a challenge

The company continues to battle the slow siege of audience declines but saw bright spots in CraveTV, IPTV subscriber levels and breakout hits such as Star Trek: Discovery.

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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.

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Bell targets cord-cutters with app launch

Fibe Alt TV is available to Bell Fibe internet customers and offers up to 500 live television channels on a variety of screens.

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New OTT product coming from BCE

The new offering was announced on Bell’s Q1 call, where the company also revealed the financial impact of the simsub rule changes.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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CRTC orders removal of simsub for Super Bowl

The order was made despite a pending federal appeal from BCE and the NFL, which is expected to conclude this fall.

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Bell Media sees growth in Q2

The company continues to see subscriber gains as a result of CraveTV’s rollout and the expansion of TMN.

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Bell Media grows in Q1

Gains were attributed to subscriber growth as a result of CraveTV’s national rollout and the expansion of The Movie Network.