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Corus aiming for more favourable carriage terms for its pay channel Encore

News | 06/04/2004 4:00 am EDT

Corus Entertainment Inc.’s pay service Encore Avenue Ltd. (formerly MovieMax!) is asking the CRTC to allow it to be carried on discretionary analog tiers in an effort to turn around its sagging fortunes (Broadcasting Public Notice 2004-35). Encore, which is distributed in Western Canada, complains that it is currently at a competitive disadvantage because the pay movie channel licensed in June 1994 can only be carried on an encrypted basis.

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