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See also: 95-901

Ottawa, 11 January 1996

Decision CRTC 95-901-1
ExpressVu Inc.
Across Canada - 952064400
In Decision CRTC 95-901, the Commission approved the application by ExpressVu Inc. for a licence to operate a new, national, direct-to-home satellite distribution undertaking.
In the appendix to that decision, condition of licence 3 sets out the programming services that must form part of the basic service and condition of licence 6b) sets out the authorized non-Canadian programming services that may be linked with a Canadian specialty service.
The Commission hereby corrects Decision CRTC 95-901 dated 20 December 1995 by replacing conditions of licence 3 and 6b) with the following:
3. The licensee shall offer a basic service that includes at least one of each of the CBC English- and French-language television network affiliates or member stations and at least one affiliate of the CTV English-language television network service. Every subscriber must subscribe to the basic service to receive any discretionary services, except the DTH pay-per-view services.
6b) each Canadian specialty service, distributed within a discretionary package that may include one or more Canadian specialty and/or pay television services, may be linked with no more than one channel of the following authorized non-Canadian programming services:
Cable News Network (CNN)
CNN Headline News (CNN-2)
The Nashville Network (TNN)
The Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E)
The Weather Channel (TWC)
Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-Span)
The Silent Network (Kaleidoscope)
The Learning Channel
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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