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CBC tables new approach to regulate negotiations between broadcasters and carriers

News | 11/17/2009 6:31 pm EST

The CBC came out swinging in defence of carriage fees on the second day of the group-based licensing hearing. It urged the CRTC to wield its influence and issue a distribution order, rather than amending the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations, saying it’s a simpler, faster and more efficient way for broadcasters and carriers to negotiate a fair price for television signals.

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