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New exemption order must consider current rebroadcast rules: CWTA

News | 06/26/2006 4:00 am EDT

David Farnes, VP of industry and regulatory affairs at the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, recently responded to the CRTC’s call for a new proposed exemption order for mobile wireless television services. In his submission, excerpted below, he says that by exempting the MobiTV-based services of the major wireless carriers under the 1999 New Media Exemption Order, the CRTC opened the door for a number of challenges to how it regulates all wireless video services.

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