Radio & Television

CCTA sponsors nine Chinese channels

OTTAWA – The CCTA has asked the CRTC to add nine more Asian TV channels to the eligible satellite list for digital distribution in Canada.Dragon TV, Southeast TV Station (SETV), CCTV-4, Beijing TV (BTV), Southern Television, Guangdong (TVS Satellite), China Yellow River Television Station (CYRTV), CCTV- Entertainment, Hunan Satellite TV (HTV), Jiangsu International TV have all been sponsored by the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association. "The new CRTC policy on foreign third-language services has opened the door to offering consumers more choice. Providing consumers with increased diversity in television programming," said Michael Hennessy, CCTA president, in a release. "These services from...