Radio & Television

Unlicensed cross-border broadcaster has appeal shot down

OTTAWA – It appears to be the end of the line for illegal broadcaster Radio India after the Federal Court of Appeal refused to hear its appeal of the CRTC’s decision that it stop broadcasting programing into Canada via over-the-air transmitters located in the United States.In a two line order issued late last week, the Court dismissed Radio India’s application to appeal Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-587 and Broadcasting Order CRTC 2014-588 and added that “no costs will be awarded”.As Cartt.ca reported, the CRTC held a show cause hearing last October that determined that Radio India was producing programming for broadcast on...