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Pay and specialty broadcasters received $1.8 billion from carriage fees in 2007

News | 04/28/2008 3:42 pm EDT

Canada’s specialty, pay, pay-per-view and video-on-demand services generated $2.7 billion in revenues in 2007, with $1.8 billion via carriage fees, according to the financial summaries released by the CRTC last week. More than $900 million of this was invested in Canadian programming, compared to about $320 million spent on foreign shows.

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