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Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2005-57

  Ottawa, 7 June 2005
 

Call for comments on the proposed addition of Channel One Russia Worldwide TV to the lists of eligible satellite services for distribution on a digital basis

1.

The Commission has received a request dated 11 May 2005 from the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association (CCTA) for the addition of Channel One Russia Worldwide TV, a non-Canadian service, to the lists of eligible satellite services for distribution on a digital basis (the digital lists). The CCTA described the service as follows:
 

Channel One Russia Worldwide TVis a 24-hour Russian language channel targeted to Russian speaking communities in North America. The channel originates in Moscow and is the international version of Channel One, Russia's major television network. Channel One Russia Worldwide TV offers a diverse mix of programming including news and documentaries, dramatic specials, feature film presentations, contemporary performances, game shows and sports.

2.

In Improving the diversity of third-language television services - A revised approach to assessing requests to add non-Canadian third-language television services to the lists of eligible satellite services for distribution on a digital basis, Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2004-96, 16 December 2004 (Public Notice 2004-96), the Commission set out its revised approach to the assessment of requests to add non-Canadian third-language television services to the digital lists, as well as specific information that Canadian sponsors must file in support of their requests. The Commission will assess the CCTA's request in light of the approach set out in Public Notice 2004-96.
 

Call for comments

3.

The Commission calls for comments on the CCTA's request for the addition of Channel One Russia Worldwide TVto the digital lists. Parties submitting comments on the request should also submit a true copy of their comments to the Canadian sponsor, the CCTA, at the following address:
 

Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association
360 Albert St., Suite 1010
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 7X7
Facsimile: (613) 232-2137

4.

Proof that comments have been sent to the CCTA must accompany the original version of the comments sent to the Commission.

5.

Comments on the CCTA's request must be received by the Commission no later than 11 July 2005. A copy of the comments must be received by the CCTA no later than the deadline for receipt of comments by the Commission.

6.

The CCTA may file a written reply to any comments received concerning its request. This reply should be filed with the Commission, and a copy sent to the person who submitted the comments, by no later than 26 July 2005.

7.

The Commission will not formally acknowledge comments. It will, however, fully consider all comments, and they will form part of the public record of the proceeding, provided that the procedures for filing set out below have been followed.
 

Procedures for filing comments

8.

Interested parties can file their comments to the Secretary General of the Commission:
 
 

OR

 
  • by mail to
    CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2
 

OR

 
  • by fax at
    (819) 994-0218

9.

Submissions longer than five pages should include a summary.

10.

Please number each paragraph of your submission. In addition, please enter the line ***End of document*** following the last paragraph. This will help the Commission verify that the document has not been damaged during transmission.

11.

The Commission will make comments filed in electronic form available on its web site at www.crtc.gc.ca but only in the official language and format in which they are submitted. Such comments may be accessed in the Public Proceedings section of the CRTC web site. Copies of all comments, whether filed on paper or in electronic form, will also be placed on the public examination file.

12.

The Commission encourages interested parties to monitor the public examination file and the Commission's web site for additional information that they may find useful when preparing their comments.
 

Examination of public comments and related documents at the following Commission offices during normal business hours

  Central Building
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
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Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0N2
Tel: (819) 997-2429 - TDD: 994-0423
Fax: (819) 994-0218
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Fax: (902) 426-2721
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Fax: (204) 983-6317
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Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X3
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Fax: (604) 666-8322
  Secretary General
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Date Modified: 2005-06-07

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