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Canada sets an example for a la carte pay-TV pricing
Canada sets an example for a la carte pay-TV pricing

Here in the Land of the Free, the telecom industry has fought aggressively for years to make sure people keep getting hundreds of pay-TV channels they don't want, rather than just the ones they watch. Up in the Great White North, which would be Canada, telecom companies were told by government regulators the other day that they'll have to unbundle pay-TV packages by next year and switch to a la carte channels. And guess what? The Canadian telecom industry is basically cool about it. Brad Shaw, chief executive of Shaw Communications, western Canada's largest cable company, said the new a la carte rules "will give Canadians increased choice, while providing producers,...

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