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Foreign services should be considered at same time as new Category 2s, CAB says

News | 06/30/2003 4:00 am EDT

 The CRTC's proposal to consider licence applications for new Category 2 digital specialty television channels at regular intervals could put potential new domestic entrants at a disadvantage to directly competing foreign services, warns the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB). The CRTC has proposed reviewing all new Category 2 licence applications at specific time periods, regardless of when they were submitted, as a means of lessening its workload.

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