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Mandate IPF contributions for new VOD service: CFTPA

News | 08/29/2006 4:00 am EDT

Câblevision du Nord de Québec Inc. (CNQ) recently requested a licence to add a new VOD service to complement its Fleximo digital cable offering. However, the cableco also asked the CRTC for permission to divert the 5% of gross revenues it must pay to independent Canadian production funds to its community channel instead. Below is an edited version of the Canadian Film and Television Production Association’s objection to CNQ’s request.

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