CRTC requires BDUs to carry digital, analog versions of over-the-air TV channels
News | 11/14/2003 5:00 am EST
The CRTC released a policy framework this week that requires broadcast distributors to carry the digital versions of over-the-air television stations along with the analog signal. Distributors are required to carry both the digital and analog versions of conventional stations until at least 85% of their subscribers are capable of receiving digital, at which point they can apply to the commission to drop the analog signal (Broadcasting Public Notice 2003-61).
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