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CCR Update

News | 07/25/2001 4:00 am EDT

CRTC calls for comments on framework for licensing new specialty audio services
Interested parties have until Oct. 12 to submit comments on how the CRTC should license new specialty audio services. The CRTC notes in Public Notice CRTC 2001-85, released today, that the proposed regulations would permit digital distribution by large cablecos of ethnic audio programming without prior regulatory authorization. As well, the CRTC indicated that it would consider the addition of Radio France Internationale (RFI) to the foreign services eligibility list once a framework has been established. More details:

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