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Broadcasting Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 2008-1-3


See also: 2008-1, 2008-1-1, 2008-1-2 , 2008-1-4, 2008-1-5, 2008-1-6, 2008-1-7

Ottawa, 8 April 2008

  Notice of consultation and hearing
  13 May 2008
Gatineau, Quebec
Additional information added to item 34
  Further to its Broadcasting Notices of Public Hearing CRTC 2008-1 dated 14 March 2008, CRTC 2008-1-1 dated 1 April 2008 and CRTC 2008-1-2 dated 2 April 2008, the Commission announces the following:
  The additional information is in bold.
  Item 34
  Clifford, Teeswater, Mildmay, Neustadt, Gorrie and Ayton, Ontario
Application No. 2008-0022-8
  Application by Wightman Telecom Ltd. for a licence to operate a regional video-on-demand programming undertaking to serve Clifford, Teeswater, Mildmay, Neustadt, Gorrie and Ayton.
  The applicant proposes to provide a digital English-language general interest service featuring programming that will consist of feature films but may include programming from all content categories.
  The applicant is seeking a condition of licence that would permit it to distribute, on an on-demand basis, programming that contains commercial messages where those commercial messages were already included in a program previously aired by a Canadian programming undertaking.  Such a program offered on an on-demand basis would be offered at no charge to the subscriber.
  Specifically, the applicant is requesting the following conditions of license:

1. The applicant shall adhere to the Pay Television Regulations, 1990, with the exception of section 3(2)(d) (commercial messages), and section 4 (logs and records).


2. The applicant shall not include as part of its video-on-demand offering any program containing a commercial message except where:


(a)  the message was already included in a program previously broadcast by a Canadian programming service;


(b)  the program's inclusion as part of the video-on-demand offering is in accordance with the terms of a written agreement entered into with the operator of the Canadian programming service that broadcast the program; and


(c)  the program is offered to subscribers on an on-demand basis at no charge.

  Secretary General
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