Cable & Telecom

More new foreign channels approved

OTTAWA – Five additional foreign channels have been added to the eligible satellite list, the CRTC announced Thursday. All are third-language channels which the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association asked for. They are: * Polsat 2 International: A 24-hour general interest programming service originating from Poland and offered in the Polish language. The service is targeted primarily to Polish-speaking communities outside Poland and provides a wide variety of genres of programming including reality shows, soap operas, crime series, mini-series, talk shows, documentaries, news, sports, and music programs.* ET-Global Channel: A 24-hour general interest programming service offered primarily in Mandarin Chinese with...