Radio & Television

ATN says ZEE TV is in breach of license

OTTAWA – Ethnic broadcaster Asian Television Network has filed a complaint with the CRTC alleging that Ethnic Channels Group’s ZEE TV has breached its nature of service requirement as a Category B niche third-language women's programming service and is actually operating as a general interest programming service that unfairly competes with ATN’s flagship Category A SATV service. Citing the CRTC’s policy for third-language specialty Category A services, ATN filed a complaint with the CRTC in early June (which was posted to the Commission’s website today), alleging that ZEE TV’s programming does not reflect its nature of service requirement as a...