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CRTC digital TV licensing framework called good first step toward digital conversion

News | 06/21/2002 4:00 am EDT

Michael McEwen sees the CRTC’s regulatory framework for the transition to over-the-air digital television (DTV) as a step in the right direction in rolling out the new technology. Unlike in the United States, the commission has not set a deadline for the transition, preferring instead to let broadcaster investment and consumer demand dictate the speed of the rollout.

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