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Cable ownership of analog specialty services continues to meet resistance

News | 02/14/2001 5:00 am EST

Promises by cablecos that they won’t give preferential treatment to channels they own continues to be met with skepticism by producers, broadcasters, and specialty channel owners. As long as cable remains the dominant means of television distribution, content providers say the CRTC should uphold rules that prohibit or limit cable companies from owning analog specialty channels.

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