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Bell ExpressVu, CAB agree on satellite distribution of local television signals

News | 10/10/2002 4:00 am EDT

The per subscriber compensation for not having to perform signal deletion of out-of-market television signals hasn’t changed, but Bell ExpressVu LP has made other concessions under an agreement recently reached with the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) on the distribution of distant Canadian stations. The direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV distributor has agreed to carry more Canadian local or regional television stations, not to distribute more than two sets of U.S. commercial network signals, and to redirect a portion of what it currently pays in support of Canadian production to a new fund for local programming.

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