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CRTC embraces free market approach, licenses more Category 2 digital channels

News | 06/07/2001 4:00 am EDT

The CRTC held true to its word this month when it granted licences for more Category 2 digital channels, despite protests from several existing services (CCR, Feb. 28/01). The licensing of Persian Vision Inc, the Jewish Television Network, the High School Television Network, and numerous Chum Ltd offerings, comes as the broadcast industry struggles with how to launch up to 50 of the 262 previously licensed digital channels awaiting carriage on cable and satellite.

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