Digital TV deadline reversed for far north

In a ruling handed down on Monday, the CRTC says television stations in Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Iqaluit may continue to broadcast analog television transmissions after August 31, 2011.

The regulator says television transmitters in the rest of Canada will still have convert from analog to digital by the beginning of September.

CRTC approves DTV transmitter for CHCH in London

In a broadcasting decision handed down today, the CRTC has approved an application to add a digital transmitter for CHCH-TV to serve London Ontario.

CTV in Montreal now broadcasting Over-the-Air in HD

This past Saturday at 2:00pm, CTV’s new Over-the-Air (OTA) transitional Digital Television transmitter in Montreal became operational.

CFCF-DT, channel 51 and virtual channel 12.1, is the high definition version of Montreal top rated English language television.

Build your own “Super OTA TV Antenna”

Did you know there are more than twenty five over-the-air (OTA) television stations currently broadcasting High definition (HD) signals in Canada plus many more HD stations which spill over into Canada from the United States?

The knowledge that a multitude of free over-the-air high definition signals was available was the impetus for a bunch of retired and hobbyist antenna engineers working together in the Digital Home forums to create a super TV antenna that can be built by just about anyone.

CRTC approves DTV transmitter for Omni.2 in London

In a broadcasting decision handed down this week, the CRTC has approved an application to add a digital transmitter for CJMT-TV to serve London Ontario.

CJMT-TV, which is owned by Rogers Media, broadcasts multicultural programming out of Toronto. It uses the on-air brand OMNI.2, and is a sister station to CFMT (OMNI.1)

Winnipeg gets its first OTA DTV Channel

CKND-DT, an Over-the-Air (OTA) high definition digital version of CKND-TV in Winnipeg, went live on December 16th in the city.

The Global Television affiliate is operating on channel 40.1 with an average effective radiated power (ERP) of 14,900 watts.

Digital Television transition in 2011 could cost consumers $73.5 million

By August 31, 2011, Canadian local television stations in most parts of Canada will have to broadcast digital over-the-air TV signals instead of analog signals.

This means that Canadians who watch television stations using over-the-air (OTA) antennas or “rabbit-ears” antenna may be required to make some changes in the way they receive television signals.

CITY TV Toronto to broadcast OTA in Ottawa

In Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2010-235 issued today, the CRTC has approved an application by Rogers Broadcasting Limited to add a transitional digital rebroadcasting transmitter in Ottawa for CITY-DT Toronto.

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