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Leading Telecom, Media and Internet Companies in Canada, 2004, 2010 and 2011.

Dwayne Winseck October 31, 2012

Today’s release of data on the top telecom-media-internet (TMI) companies in Canada complements the “big 10 Canadian media companies” table that we released last week. Last week’s chart identified the big 10 Canadian media companies based on revenues and market shares in all of the telecom, media and internet industries covered by the CMCR project, […]

Announcing Improvements to Our Internal and External Review Processes

Dwayne Winseck October 30, 2012

At the CMCR Project we open our data sets to anyone who wants to use them for free and without restrictions because there’s more insights buried in them than we will ever discover on our own. We think ‘real world’ events such as the current efforts by Bell to consummate its take-over of Astral Media, […]

The Big 10 Canadian Media Companies by Revenue & Market Share, 2011

Dwayne Winseck October 21, 2012

The Big 10 Canadian Media Companies by Revenue & Market Share, 2011* 2011 Ownership Market Share Total Rev. Cable & Sat Dist. Internet Access Total TV Radio Press/Mags** Bell/CTV Diversified 15.3 5373.1 1830 1525 1857.6 160.5 Shaw Shaw Family 15.3 5356.1 2432.7 968.6 1759.1 195.7 Rogers Rogers Family 11.5 4039.3 1874 912 758.6 220.8 273.9 […]

CRTC Kills Bell Astral Deal

Dwayne Winseck October 20, 2012

On Thursday this week, the CRTC killed the Bell Astral deal (news release, full decision). The decision was entirely unexpected by anyone, including me, although all along I have argued that Bell’s bid to acquire Astral Media, the 8th largest media company in Canada, gave the CRTC ample ground to do exactly what it did. […]

New Release of Updated and Corrected Data from the CMCR Project

Dwayne Winseck October 18, 2012

Last month we launched the CMCR project with a goal of making available a systematic, comprehensive and long-term body of data covering more than a dozen sectors of the telecom, media and internet (TMI) industries in Canada for the period from 1984 to the present. The launch coincided with the start of the CRTC’s hearings […]