Cable & Telecom

CRTC proposes amendments to distribution regs for BDUs

GATINEAU – The CRTC has called for comments on proposed changes to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations that would clarify linkage requirements for Class 1 and 2 BDUs. The changes would require: - that Category 1 services and Category 2 services be distributed in accordance with the distribution and linkage requirements for Class 1 and Class 2 licensees; - that the community programming of a licensed community programming undertaking be given mandatory carriage as part of the basic service by Class 1 and Class 2 licensees that do not elect to distribute their own community programming; and - continued distribution by...