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CRTC backs off on avails, gives BDUs what they want

News | 06/20/2006 4:00 am EDT

A significant component of Canada’s broadcast distribution industry was fundamentally changed on June 2 when the CRTC decided to permit cable broadcast distribution undertakings (BDUs) to use 25% of their local availabilities to promote non-programming services (Broadcasting Public Notice 2006-69).

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