Rogers Gets CRTC OK For New Pay Audio Service
May 22, 2007 at 4:14 PM (PT)
The CRTC has approved ROGERS BROADCASTING's application to launch a new pay audio programming service. ROGERS PAY AUDIO will compete with the CBC's GALAXIE and CORUS' MAX TRAX in the category of pay audio, which is distributed via digital cable or satellite TV.
Conditions on ROGERS' license include 35% Canadian content, no talk programming, no commercials, and at least one Canadian channel for each non-Canadian channel.