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LET’S TALK TV: Pick and pay, skinny basic announcements coming Thursday at 4 pm

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Canadians may soon have more choice and flexibility in their television viewing options after the CRTC releases the next phase of its TV Policy Review (the Let’s Talk TV proceeding) decisions on Thursday afternoon.The Commission confirmed that it will release its rulings on "measures to maximize choice for Canadian television viewers” at 4:00 PM ET on March 19, following a two hour media lockup (and will be there).It is expected that those decisions will include a mandated skinny basic package and new rules around pick and pay for TV channels.