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post #31 of (permalink) Old 2015-02-16, 03:41 PM
Obed
 
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Shaw Direct does not "broadcast" - they are a service provider.
Some actual Canadian specific definitions:

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2. (1) In this Act,
“broadcasting”
« radiodiffusion »
“broadcasting” means any transmission of programs, whether or not encrypted, by radio waves or other means of telecommunication for reception by the public by means of broadcasting receiving apparatus, but does not include any such transmission of programs that is made solely for performance or display in a public place;

“broadcasting receiving apparatus”
« récepteur »
“broadcasting receiving apparatus” means a device, or combination of devices, intended for or capable of being used for the reception of broadcasting;

“broadcasting undertaking”
« entreprise de radiodiffusion »
“broadcasting undertaking” includes a distribution undertaking, a programming undertaking and a network;

“distribution undertaking”
« entreprise de distribution »
“distribution undertaking” means an undertaking for the reception of broadcasting and the retransmission thereof by radio waves or other means of telecommunication to more than one permanent or temporary residence or dwelling unit or to another such undertaking;

“network”
« réseau »
“network” includes any operation where control over all or any part of the programs or program schedules of one or more broadcasting undertakings is delegated to another undertaking or person;

“programming undertaking”
« entreprise de programmation »
“programming undertaking” means an undertaking for the transmission of programs, either directly by radio waves or other means of telecommunication or indirectly through a distribution undertaking, for reception by the public by means of broadcasting receiving apparatus;
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/a...1.html#docCont

ShawDirect is:
- a distribution undertaking, and,
- a broadcasting undertaking, and,
ShawDirect does:
- broadcast by radio waves for reception by the public.

Q.E.D.
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