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CSUA says progress made despite Cabinet rejection of contribution regime appeal

News | 06/07/2002 4:00 am EDT

Even though the federal government recently denied an appeal by satellite users including broadcasters of the CRTC’s contribution regime, the executive director of the Canadian Satellite Users’ Association (CSUA) believes the petitioners still made some progress on the issue. Don Braden notes that the parties were able to make the case that contribution funds should not be used for purposes other than supporting the provision of local telephone service in high-cost areas.

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