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Public hearing to begin October 18-Finding digital space for French-language channels could take several years: CCTA

News | 10/13/2000 4:00 am EDT

Cable subscribers living outside of Quebec may have to wait another decade or longer to receive more French-language TV services, even if they upgrade to digital. As part of its cross-Canada consultation on expanding the distribution of French-language channels, the CRTC is looking at using the expanded channel capacity made possible by digitalization to bring more French services to Franco-phone minorities across the country. A public hearing on the issue begins Oct. 18.

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