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  1. No “Netflix Tax”, company cautions CRTC

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    by Christina Peden Netflix is warning the CRTC against imposing a tax on the American online streaming giant because they say they do plenty of business in Canada.  Meanwhile, the CBC is calling for Netflix Canada to subsidize the production of Canadian content. Imposing a ‘Netflix tax’...
  2. Over-the-Air (OTA) Television

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    Over-the-Air (OTA) television signals, sometimes referred to as terrestrial or conventional television signals, are radio waves transmitted from high towers to aerials mounted on homes or to small set top antennas. While virtually left for dead ten years ago, OTA television has had a...
  3. CBC launches Over-the-Air HD in Calgary and Edmonton

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    Just in time for Hockey Playoffs, the CBC has announced that its Over-The-Air digital television transmitters in Calgary and Edmonton will officially launch on April 1st. The new high definition stations will also be available on Shaw Cable in the two Alberta Centres and will arrive on Telus TV...
  4. CRTC says broadcasters must air ads notifying viewers of switch to digital television

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    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) said today that it will require conventional television stations to air commercials informing Canadians about this year’s transition to digital television. Starting on or before May 1st, conventional television stations will...
  5. Digital TV deadline reversed for far north

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

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    This past Friday 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. "We are enormously proud to...
  7. CKVU Digital TV now live in Vancouver

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    Just one week after it received CRTC approval, CKVU Digital television has gone live over-the-air (OTA) in Vancouver on digital channel 10.1. Digital Home readers first reported the station was on-air early Tuesday afternoon. The new HD television station, owned by Rogers Broadcasting, is...
  8. CRTC approves CKVU Digital TV station in Vancouver

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    In Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2010-108 issued today, the CRTC has approved an application by Rogers Broadcasting Limited to operate a transitional digital television station associated with CKVU-TV Vancouver. In its application, Rogers has proposed to simulcast the programming aired on CKVU-TV...