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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....

CRTC to question B.C. station about broadcasting without licence

Media | 10/14/2014 6:55 pm EDT

Notices issued by the CRTC on Tuesday and Friday indicated two out of three British Columbia radio stations accused of broadcasting in Canada without a licence will not appear at a scheduled hearing looking into their cases Wednesday. The commission sent out a press release Tuesday confirming that Surrey-based Radio India Ltd. will appear at Wednesday's hearing and argue why it shouldn't be ordered to shut down operations. A notice on the CRTC's website Tuesday said Sher-E-Punjab Radio Broadcasting Inc. of Richmond will not appear, and a separate notice Friday said Radio Punjab...

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...