Radio & Television

CRTC revises broadcasting distribution regs for Category B services

OTTAWA – The CRTC has amended the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations to implement the exemption order applicable Category B services that serve fewer than 200,000 subscribers and that operate under an approved nature of service. The amended Regulations, which will be published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, will come into effect on the date of their registration. The purpose of the amendments is to ensure that certain provisions governing the distribution of programming services by BDUs continue to apply to exempt Category B services. These include the provision that a BDU cannot provide any exempt Category B services to subscribers...

Our industry and COVID-19

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