Cable & Telecom

CAB urges VOD review

OTTAWA – When current video on demand licenses come up for renewal in the next few years, the CRTC should re-examine the whole regulatory framework of such services, says the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. In a submission to the CRTC saying it didn't oppose in principle an application by SaskTel to create a community channel to be distributed on demand, the CAB added the SaskTel application "represents yet another example of how the nature of VOD is evolving as it becomes an increasingly important element of the Canadian broadcasting system." The association also pointed out that the VOD licences currently...