Broadcasters, cablecos split on issue of omnibus HD channels
News | 11/08/2004 5:00 am EST
The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is opposing an application by Star Choice and Cancom to offer six omnibus channels providing high-definition (HD) programming from various Canadian and non-Canadian sources. On the other hand, the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association (CCTA) sees value in the proposal, particularly for small cablecos. Below are excerpts from the two organizations filings to the CRTC.