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Cable industry raises concerns about MTS’ bid to enter broadcast distribution market

News | 01/31/2002 5:00 am EST

The cable industry wants the CRTC to ensure that Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) doesn’t subsidize the rollout of its proposed broadcast distribution service with financing from its utility operations. The Canadian Cable Television Association (CCTA) warns that MTS’ earnings in excess of 16 per cent on its utility segment provide it with the resources to do just that.

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