ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2011-415

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Additional reference: 2011-415-1

Ottawa, 8 July 2011

Review of the regulatory framework relating to vertical integration

Continuation of service

1.      In light of the issues being considered as part of the public proceeding initiated by Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-783 and in order to better permit the Commission to implement determinations that may result from this proceeding, the Commission determines the following:

2.      The preceding determinations shall remain in effect until 30 days following the publication of the Commission’s decision in the above-noted proceeding.

3.      The Commission notes that sections 18 and 38 of the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations (BDU Regulations) specify the programming services that licensed distribution undertakings must distribute. 

4.      The Commission also notes that under section 7 of the Pay Television Regulations, 1990 and section 11 of the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990, licensees must continue to make their programming services available to distributors during a dispute if the distributor must distribute the programming service under section 18 of the BDU Regulations or as a result of an order issued under section 9(1)(h) or 9(4) of the Broadcasting Act.

Secretary General

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