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Route reference: 2014-151
Ottawa, 2 June 2014
Telelatino Network Inc.
Application 2014-0045-7, received 17 January 2014
Soccer Television – Licence renewal
- The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the national English-language specialty Category BFootnote 1 service Soccer Television from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2021. The conditions of licence are set out in the appendix to this decision.
- The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
*This decision is to be appended to the licence.
Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-290
Conditions of licence, expectations and encouragements for the national English-language specialty Category B service Soccer Television
Conditions of licence
- The licensee shall adhere to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 to Standard conditions of licence, expectations and encouragements for Category B pay and specialty services – Corrected Appendices 1 and 2, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-786-1, 18 July 2011.
- With respect to the nature of service:
(a) The licensee shall provide a national English-language specialty Category B service devoted to soccer. The programming shall include both amateur and professional soccer matches, as well as educational and instructional programs designed to teach soccer enthusiasts all aspects of the game. The programming shall also include news and information programming relating to soccer and the business of soccer, as well as documentaries, movies, commentaries, interviews and fan forums, training and conditioning shows, and other programs that involve the participation of soccer athletes.
(b) The programming shall be drawn exclusively from the following program categories set out in item 6 of Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990, as amended from time to time:
2 (a) Analysis and interpretation
(b) Long-form documentary
5 (b) Informal education/Recreation and leisure
6 (a) Professional sports
(b) Amateur sports
7 (c) Specials, mini-series or made-for-TV feature films
(d) Theatrical feature films aired on TV
11 (a) General entertainment and human interest
(b) Reality television
13 Public service announcements
14 Infomercials, promotional and corporate videos
(c) In each broadcast week, the licensee shall devote no more than 5% of all programming broadcast to programming drawn from each of categories 7(c) and 7(d), as well as 11(a) and 11(b) combined.
- The service renewed hereby is designated as a Category B service.
For the purposes of the conditions of this licence, “broadcast day” refers to the 24-hour period beginning each day at 6 a.m. or any other period approved by the Commission.
The standard expectations applicable to this licensee are set out in Appendix 1 to Standard conditions of licence, expectations and encouragements for Category B pay and specialty services – Corrected Appendices 1 and 2, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-786-1, 18 July 2011, as amended from time to time.
The standard encouragements applicable to this licensee are set out in Appendix 1 to Standard conditions of licence, expectations and encouragements for Category B pay and specialty services – Corrected Appendices 1 and 2, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-786-1, 18 July 2011, as amended from time to time.
- Footnote 1
Services previously licensed as Category 2 specialty program undertakings are now renewed as specialty Category B services pursuant to Regulatory frameworks for broadcasting distribution services and discretionary programming services – Regulatory policy, Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-100, 30 October 2008.
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