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Note 14 Intangible assets

Note 14 Intangible assets

 

FOR THE YEAR
ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2016

NOTE  

FINITE-LIFE

      INDEFINITE-LIFE      
SOFTWARE   CUSTOMER
RELATION-
SHIPS
  PROGRAM
 AND FEATURE
FILM RIGHTS
  OTHER   TOTAL   BRAND   SPECTRUM
AND OTHER
LICENCES
  BROADCAST
LICENCES
   TOTAL   TOTAL
INTANGIBLE
ASSETS
 

COST

                                           

January 1, 2016

    6,906   866   577   325   8,674   2,333   3,267   2,334   7,934   16,608  

Additions

    412     973   17   1,402     21     21   1,423  

Acquired through business combinations

      293     8   301           301  

Transfers

    615         615           615  

Retirements and disposals

    (72 )     (72 )       (72 )

Business dispositions

            (4 ) (4 ) (4 )

Impairment losses recognized in earnings

8             (8 ) (8 ) (8 )

Amortization included in operating costs

        (868 )   (868 )         (868 )

December 31, 2016

    7,861   1,159   682   350   10,052   2,333   3,288   2,322   7,943   17,995  

ACCUMULATED AMORTIZATION

                                           

January 1, 2016

    4,824   466     142   5,432           5,432  

Amortization

    558   47     26   631           631  

Retirements and disposals

    (69 )     (69 )         (69 )

Other

    3         3           3  

December 31, 2016

    5,316   513     168   5,997           5,997  

NET CARRYING AMOUNT

                                           

January 1, 2016

    2,082   400   577   183   3,242   2,333   3,267   2,334   7,934   11,176  

December 31, 2016

    2,545   646   682   182   4,055   2,333   3,288   2,322   7,943   11,998  

 

FOR THE YEAR
ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2015

NOTE  

FINITE-LIFE

      INDEFINITE-LIFE      
SOFTWARE   CUSTOMER
RELATION-
SHIPS
  PROGRAM
AND FEATURE
FILM RIGHTS
  OTHER   TOTAL   BRAND   SPECTRUM 
AND OTHER
LICENCES (1)
  BROADCAST
LICENCES
  TOTAL   TOTAL
  INTANGIBLE
ASSETS
 

COST

                                           

January 1, 2015

    6,298   865   524   287   7,974   2,333   2,693   2,372   7,398   15,372  

Additions(1)

    345     917   52   1,314     566     566   1,880  

Acquired through business combinations

                10     10   10  

Transfers

    519       519           519  

Retirements and disposals

    (256 ) 1     (5 ) (260 )   (2 )   (2 ) (262 )

Impairment losses recognized in earnings

8         (9 ) (9 ) (38 ) (38 ) (47 )

Amortization included in operating costs

        (864 )   (864 )         (864 )

December 31, 2015

    6,906   866   577   325   8,674   2,333   3,267   2,334   7,934   16,608  

ACCUMULATED AMORTIZATION

                                           

January 1, 2015

    4,606   419     123   5,148           5,148  

Amortization

    460   46     24   530           530  

Retirements and disposals

    (245 ) 1     (5 ) (249 )         (249 )

Other

    3         3           3  

December 31, 2015

    4,824   466     142   5,432           5,432  

NET CARRYING AMOUNT

                                           

January 1, 2015

    1,692   446   524   164   2,826   2,333   2,693   2,372   7,398   10,224  

December 31, 2015

    2,082   400   577   183   3,242   2,333   3,267   2,334   7,934   11,176  

 

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