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CRTC releases regulatory framework for iTV services, but grey areas still remain

News | 11/22/2004 5:00 am EST

The CRTC has adopted a modified version of the United States’ WGN criteria to define what interactive television (iTV) content is program-related, but an executive at Pelmorex says there are still many grey areas. Paul Temple, senior VP of corporate development at Pelmorex – which started the CRTC process by applying for a licence amendment in 2001 that would make interactivity an integral part of it’s The Weather Network and MétéoMédia channels (CCR, July 4/01) – says the uncertainty centres not around the definition of what is program-related but rather defining what iTV content distributors must carry.

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