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Fee-for-carriage of Canadian TV signals could trigger “border broadcasting war” with U.S., warns Rogers

News | 11/17/2009 2:57 pm EST

Allowing Canadian television stations to charge a fee for their signals could create a trade war with U.S. border stations which would demand similar compensation when cable and satellite carriers redistribute their signals to Canadian homes, Rogers Communications Inc. executives warned the CRTC yesterday, during day one of its group-based licensing hearing.

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