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Nothing unusual about Industry Canada notice on foreign satellites: Shea

News | 01/28/2005 5:00 am EST
The CEO of the joint venture by CBC/Radio-Canada, Standard Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio to bring subscription satellite radio here says that its rivals are unfairly blasting Industry’s Canada proposal to allow the use of foreign satellites. "I think specifically it was positioned as this big surprise that Industry Canada comes out with a clarification in the midst of the CRTC hearing. I mean it has been on the radar for the better part of a year and a half. It was no surprise," Kevin Shea tells Canadian Communications Reports. "The timing, I think, in fairness was only a byproduct of the timing of a lot of things these days with this government – it tends to be a little slow."

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