Consultation about exemption orders and basic conditions of service for online streaming services
Status: Decision issued
The CRTC’s decision repeals the Digital Media Exemption Order and sets basic conditions of service for certain online streaming services.
Read the decision on the exemption orders and basic conditions of service for online streaming services.
We encouraged you to share your views and comments on how the modernized Broadcasting Act affects the CRTC’s current exemption orders for online streaming services operating in Canada. We also wanted your thoughts on what basic conditions certain online streaming services should have to meet when doing business in Canada.
This consultation ran from May 12, 2023 to June 12, 2023.
Who was the focus of this consultation
This consultation was most interest to:
- Online streaming services
- Television and radio broadcasters
Key topics for discussion
We invited you to provide your comments on:
- whether certain exemption orders relating to online services should be repealed, amended or replaced.
- whether some basic conditions of service should be imposed on certain online streaming services.
See the Notice of Consultation 2023-140 for more details.
What we heard
- Interventions (comments we received online, by mail and by fax)
- Consultation on registration of online streaming services
- Consultation on contributions to the Canadian Broadcasting system
- Filing submissions for Commission proceedings in accessible formats, Broadcasting and Telecom Information Bulletin CRTC 2015-242, 8 June 2015
- Guidelines on the CRTC Rules of Practice and Procedure, Broadcasting and Telecom Information Bulletin CRTC 2010-959, 23 December 2010
- Changes to certain practices for filing interventions – Expansion of filing practices to include the filing of joint supporting comments for broadcasting policy proceedings, Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2010-28-1, 10 December 2010
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