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Route reference: 2010-69
Additional reference: 2010-739
Ottawa, 17 November 2010
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Application 2010-1399-5, received 19 August 2010
CBVT-TV Québec – Licence amendment
1. The Commission approves the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to amend the broadcasting licence for the television programming undertaking CBVT-TV Québec to add a post-transition digital transmitter in order to serve the population of Québec. The Commission did not receive any interventions in connection with this application.
2. The post-transition digital transmitter will continue to operate under the same technical parameters as the previously licensed transitional digital television (DTV) undertaking, which currently operates on channel 12 with an average effective radiated power (ERP) of 1,020 watts (maximum ERP of 2,450 watts with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of 500.1 metres).
3. In Revised licensing framework for over-the-air digital television services, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy 2010-69, the Commission stated that it would no longer issue separate licences for digital television transmitters. Instead it would authorize the operation of digital transmitters by way of an amendment to the existing licence that would allow the simulcast of the associated service’s programming on a digital transmitter. In light of the Commission’s determinations set out in that policy, the Commission has considered this application as an amendment to the existing licence.
4. Given the approval of this application, and at the licensee’s request, the Commission revokes the broadcasting licence for the transitional DTV undertaking CBVT-DT Québec, which was granted pursuant to Broadcasting Decision 2005-344.
Revised licensing framework for over-the-air digital television services, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-69, 10 February 2010
CBVT Québec - Transitional digital television licence, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2005-344, 22 July 2005
*This decision is to be appended to the licence.
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