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CRTC approves new hybrid VOD service

Media | 02/01/2016 7:40 pm EST

The CRTC has approved a video-on-demand licence application by Gold Line Telemanagement Inc., a Markham, Ont.-based company that offers over-the-top (OTT) subscriptions to international TV and radio services. The commission said in a decision Monday that the service would operate under the hybrid VOD category it introduced last year, which allows operators to avoid regular broadcast regulations if the service is also available online to all Canadians. The decision noted that the service would “consist primarily of current titles from Hollywood studios...

New TV service provider approved for Ont., B.C.

Media | 09/11/2014 4:08 pm EDT

Gold Line Telemanagement Inc. has been granted licences to operate broadcast distribution services for markets in Ontario and British Columbia, the CRTC said Thursday. Postings on commission's website said the company was approved for one application for the Ontario markets of Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton-Niagara, Oshawa, London, Kitchener and Windsor, and another for the B.C. markets for Vancouver and Victoria. Filings by the company showed it was already offering an online service for international TV and radio content, called GLWebTV. Gold Line said in its application that its planned...