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Bell, Rogers and Shaw tell CRTC what’s needed to save local broadcasters

News | 04/06/2009 4:44 pm EDT

Three of Canada’s largest broadcast distributors are attempting to stave off any further moves by the CRTC to hike cable and satellite TV bills as a way to subsidize money-losing local television stations. Instead, the companies are using the OTA licence renewal proceeding (2009-113) to pitch other ways in which local broadcasters can boost revenues and cut costs.

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