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CRTC rejects CAB and CBC proposal to delay hearings on local avails and VOD reviews

Briefs | 01/12/2009 6:37 pm EST

The CRTC has rejected a proposal by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters and the CBC to defer two framework proceedings-one on video-on-demand and another on local avails. In December, the CAB and CBC requested the Commission to push back the date for the proceedings by 12 months on the basis that upcoming hearings scheduled for early this year will be too much for the Commission to handle. Additionally, CAB and the CBC cited the global economic crisis and lack of credible information as reasons the CRTC should delay the hearings.

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