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CRTC grants MSNBC, Bloomberg TV entry, Canadianized versions of the channels killed

News | 09/29/2004 4:00 am EDT

A CRTC decision on September 16 to allow entry of U.S. cable news network MSNBC and the U.S.-based financial channel Bloomberg Television into Canada on a digital basis is a sign that the commission is becoming more flexible in the news area, according to the president of the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association (CCTA). The regulator greenlighted carriage of the two U.S. services despite that fact that both MSNBC and Bloomberg Television had formed partnerships with Canadian broadcasters to launch Canadianized versions of the channels.

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