CCSA Member Benefits
CCSA leverages the collective buying power of Canada's independent cable companies to deliver streamlining, service and savings in the following:
- Television Program Purchasing:
Participation in the collective negotiation of signal supply agreements.
Access to completed Master Affiliate Agreements.
- Hardware & Services Purchasing:
Cost savings on hardware products through partnership with strategic vendors and leveraging member buying power.
- Cost-Effective Billing Services:
Ease of reporting, payment and record keeping by participating in CCSA's Single Point Billing System. Members pay for the programming services they purchase through monthly pre-authorized payment.
- Efficient Contract Administration
CCSA manages all contract negotiations, administration and renewals on behalf of members.
Members also receive assistance with both digital and analogue launches.
- Co-operative Marketing Initiatives
Access to cost effective co-operative marketing products and services on both a national and regional basis.
- Timely Industry Representation
CCSA makes representations to regulatory bodies on matters which commercially impact Members.
- Additional Services:
Group purchase of industry publications and resource materials.
CCSA provides information bulletins, as required, to assist operators in dealing with current and immediate commercial issues.
Opportunity to participate in CCSA's Annual General Meeting and regional gatherings. The AGM is held each September and provides an opportunity for members to learn about what's hot from industry experts and to exchange experiences with other members.