Category Archives: Blog

POSTER: Mapping Canada’s Top Telecoms, Internet & Media Companies by Revenue and Market Share (2015)

Dwayne Winseck November 22, 2016

Ever wonder who the main companies are that make up and shape the media, telecoms and internet landscape in Canada? Who owns what? Where do Google, Facebook and Netflix – the new internet giants — fit alongside other companies that have long had a towering presence across key sectors of the media and telecoms industries […]

Media and Internet Concentration in Canada Report 1984 – 2015

Dwayne Winseck

Introduction This is the second report in an annual series that reviews current developments and long-term trends in the telecoms, internet and media industries in Canada. Building on the first report in this series, it addresses another simple but profoundly important question: have telecom, internet and media markets become more or less concentrated over time […]

Growth of the Network Media Economy in Canada, 1984-2015

Dwayne Winseck October 25, 2016

Introduction Every year for the past five years the CMCR Project has put out a series of reports on the state of the telecoms-internet and media industries in Canada. This report is the first installment in this year’s series. A PDF version of this report is available here, while previous versions can be found for […]

Growth and Concentration Trends in the French-language Media Economy in Canada, 2000-2014

Dwayne Winseck December 15, 2015

Introduction This is the fourth and final installment of a four-part series on the state of the telecoms-internet and media industries in Canada (see here, here and here for the previous reports). Its focus is on the development of eleven sectors of the network media economy in French-language regions of Canada from 2000 until 2014: […]

CMCR Project Releases Entire Data Set Under Creative Commons License

Dwayne Winseck December 2, 2015

The whole purpose of the Canadian Media Concentration Research Project is to offer an independent academic, theoretically-informed, empirical and data-driven analysis of a deceptively simple yet profoundly important question: have telecom, media and internet markets become more concentrated over time, or less?  It is also to apply the same kind of approach to a broader analysis […]

The Growth of the Network Media Economy in Canada, 1984-2014

Dwayne Winseck November 2, 2015

Introduction This report examines the development of a dozen or so of the largest sectors of the media, internet and telecommunications industries in Canada between 1984 and 2014: wireline and wireless telecoms; internet access; cable, satellite & IPTV; specialty and pay TV; broadcast TV; radio; newspapers; magazines; music; and internet advertising. The aim is to […]

Media and Internet Concentration in Canada, 1984-2013

Dwayne Winseck November 26, 2014

This is the second post in a series. Building on last week’s post that analyzed the growth of the media economy between 1984 and 2013, this post addresses the same timeframe and another deceptively simple yet profoundly important question: have telecom, media and internet (TMI) markets become more or less concentrated over time and how […]

The Growth of the Network Media Economy in Canada, 1984 – 2013

Dwayne Winseck November 20, 2014

This report by the Canadian Media Concentration Research Project examines a deceptively simple yet difficult to answer question: has the media economy in Canada become bigger or smaller over time? To do so, it looks at the current state and development trends over a three decade period from 1984 to 2013 for a dozen or […]

Executive Summary: The CMCR Project’s Wireless Report: Mobile Wireless in Canada: Recognizing the Problems and Approaching Solutions

Dwayne Winseck November 18, 2013

The CMCR Project’s Wireless Report: Mobile Wireless in Canada: Recognizing the Problems and Approaching Solutions For a copy of the full report click here.  The Canadian Media Concentration Research Project is releasing the final iteration of this report on the state of mobile wireless markets in Canada. The first draft was presented at a panel […]

Growth and Concentration Trends in the English-language Network Media Economy in Canada, 2000-2012

Dwayne Winseck November 4, 2013

This is the fourth post in a series on the state of the media, telecom and internet industries in Canada. It focuses on the growth of and concentration trends in ten sectors of these industries in the predominantly English-language speaking regions of Canada from 2000 until 2012: wireline telecoms, mobile wireless, internet access, broadcast TV, […]

Growth and Concentration in the French-language Network Media Economy in Canada, 2000-2012

Dwayne Winseck October 29, 2013

This post focuses on the development of and concentration trends in eight sectors of the network media economy in French-language regions of Canada from 2000 until 2012: i.e. wireline telecoms, mobile wireless services, internet access, broadcast tv, pay and specialty tv channels, total tv, radio and online advertising. It is a follow up to previous […]