Cable & Telecom

BDUs can offer a local package, CRTC says

OTTAWA – Television distributors have received official CRTC approval to offer a package of local programming to viewers in smaller markets where local stations decide not to convert to digital.The Commission announced Wednesday that, subject to certain conditions, BDUs have been granted a general authorization to distribute a local package both in and outside mandatory markets for digital transition, without having to provide users of the local package with the full basic