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Radio India ordered to shut down U.S. transmissions

Media | 11/13/2014 5:18 pm EST

The CRTC said Thursday that it has ordered a Vancouver-area radio station found to be transmitting signals from the United States back to its home base in British Columbia to cease these operations before the end of the day. A decision posted on the CRTC's website said that it has found that Radio India (2013) Ltd. has been illegally broadcasting in Canada without a licence. The commission said the business operated out of Surrey and it had an arrangement with Way Broadcasting Licensee LLC in Blaine, Wash., for use of a transmitter there that sent Radio India's signals into Canada....

Non-licensed B.C. radio stations face CRTC hearing

Media | 08/13/2014 5:31 pm EDT

The CRTC said Wednesday it will hold a hearing this fall that considers three radio stations it says are in violation of the Broadcasting Act by operating out of British Columbia's Lower Mainland and having their signals transmitted from the United States back into Canada without a CRTC-issued licence. The operators in question are Radio India (2003) Ltd. and Radio Punjab Ltd. of Surrey, and Sher-E-Punjab Radio Broadcasting Inc. of Richmond. The CRTC said in a notice on its website that, based in the information is has, it appears that all three are operating in Canada and having their...