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CRTC chair worries Canada will not meet digital TV transition deadline

News | 06/23/2008 6:59 pm EDT

CRTC chair Konrad von Finkenstein says he is “very concerned” that Canada’s broadcast industry is dragging its heals in preparing for the transition to over-the-air (OTA) digital television and will be ill-prepared for the switch on August 31, 2011 – a deadline he warned “is carved in stone”.

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