Post Tagged with: "digital television"

CRTC Sets Requirements for Digital TV Transition

The CRTC has released a decision that sets the requires for the over-the-air transition from analog to digital.  The Commission has ruled that conventional broadcasters are expected to convert to digital transmitters in all major markets, which it defines as "the Commission determines that major markets shall include the national capital and all provincial and territorial capital cities, as well as markets either served by multiple originating stations (including CBC stations) or with populations greater than 300,000."  The policy excludes Kelowna, Abbotsford, Sudbury, Kingston, and Thunder Bay (among many others). The complete list of mandatory markets includes:

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July 6, 2009 12 comments News

U.S. Digital TV Transition Day While Canada Still Years Away

The reports on the digital TV transition in the U.S. and how Canada is still years away from following suit.

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June 12, 2009 6 comments Must Reads

Digital Transition Opens Door to ‘WiFi on Steriods’

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 23, 2009 as Digital Transition Opens Door to 'WiFi on Steroids' Canada finds itself lagging more than two years behind the United States in the transition from analog to digital television broadcasting, a process that could leave millions of Canadians without access to […]

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February 23, 2009 1 comment Columns Archive