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Broadcasters, cablecos split on need for changes to basic cable in digital

News | 08/29/2002 4:00 am EDT

Broadcasters and cablecos are reacting very differently to the CRTC's process to establish rules governing the distribution of specialty services by cablecos in an all-digital environment – Broadcasting Public Notice 2002-48. Even as broadcasters are not surprisingly seeking continued protection for specialty channels in the basic package in digital, cablecos are asking for the wider flexibility already accorded to their all-digital direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV rivals.

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