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Cable industry calls on CRTC to include new media in Canadian content definition

News | 11/23/2000 5:00 am EST

Broadcasters should be allowed to apply their investments in Internet and web portals against their Canadian content requirements, according to the president/CEO of the Canadian Cable Television Association (CCTA). Speaking Nov. 21 at the Canadian Club in Ottawa, Janet Yale pitched her association’s five-point lobby campaign which, among other things, calls for regulatory changes that would entice broadcasters and distributors to invest in online and interactive content.

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