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Not all new digital channels will survive, cable executives tell CCTA delegates

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

The cable industry is projecting that 50 or so channels will launch this fall and attract at least four million Canadians to digital over the next three years – a number the industry warns will result in not all Category 1 and 2 channels surviving. Last week’s conference by the Canadian Cable Television Association in Toronto was dominated by such doom and gloom projections, although not everyone was convinced having some channels fail is a bad thing.

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