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Keep satellite OTA replacement program in place, CRTC hears

Media | 05/17/2019 11:47 am EDT

Users of a program that provides free access to conventional TV stations in areas where they’re not available over-the-air are asking the CRTC not to allow Shaw Communications Inc. to shut down the program. The CRTC received more than a hundred interventions from individuals, with many users of the local television satellite solution (LTSS) program outlining that it’s the only way they’re able to access free OTA channels, especially the public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada, and urging the regulator to keep the program in place. The program offers free satellite services and...