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CTV axes struggling WTSN, making it the first Category 1 diginet to fall

News | 09/04/2003 4:00 am EDT

CTV Inc.’s Women’s Sports Television Network (WTSN) will go off the air at the end of the month, making it the first must-carry Category 1 digital specialty service to close. The shutdown of the world’s first channel dedicated to women’s sports and athletes will result in the loss of 11 full-time jobs at CTV. Five of the positions are to be reassigned within the company, while opportunities to place the remaining six positions are being sought.

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