WHEN YOU PAY YOUR TV BILL,
YOUR TV PROVIDER PAYS THE BROADCASTERS

SUBSCRIPTION FEES

FOR EACH OF YOUR SPECIALTY CHANNELS

ONE BROADCASTER RECEIVES
THE LION'S SHARE

BUT IS THIS FAIR?

Source: CRTC French language specialty and pay services “Individual Discretionary and On-Demand Services – Statistical and Financial Summaries”, 2017 data, Residential/bulk/smatv and DTH subscriber revenue.
* Excluding Explora

NO: UNFAIR FROM AN AUDIENCE SHARE PERSPECTIVE

Even with higher viewership, TVA receives less subscription fees

Sources: Numeris, Qc franco, Sept 2016-Aug 2017, Mon-Sun 2am-2am. TVA.
CRTC French language specialty services “Individual Discretionary and On-Demand Services – Statistical and Financial Summaries”, 2017 data, Residential/bulk/smatv and DTH subscriber revenue

NO: UNFAIR FROM A
PROGRAMMING INVESTMENTS PERSPECTIVE

With comparable investments to RDS,
TVA Sports receives close to 40% less subscription fees

Source: CRTC French language specialty services “Individual Discretionary and On-Demand Services – Statistical and Financial Summaries”, 2017 data.

NO: UNFAIR FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE

85%

OF VIEWERS APPRECIATE
TVA SPORTS
AND RDS EQUALLY

TVA Sports and RDS: Evenly matched

Source: Léger survey conducted in February 2019 among 1 006 Quebecers 18 years or older.

TVA Group requests an equitable redistribution of the subscription revenues based on objective, quantifiable and consumer choice-based criteria.

The industry must evolve and review the rules.
The consumer does not have to pay more.

Fair value must prevail