Radio / Television News

Even more cat twos

OTTAWA – There seems to be no shortage of folks who want to launch new ethnic digital specialty channels. This week the CRTC approved eight new third language channels and made public an additional 29 applications for additional category two channels, all but two of which are for new ethnic channels. The new approved licenses are: SBS Television Canada Spanish Kids TV Polish News Channel Punjabi TV Romanian TV Arabic TV 2 Turkish TV German TV For a list of the new applicants, which will be heard June 19th, click here.