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TVO OTA SOS

Dear Minister Joly, Today is the day that TVO, Ontario’s educational public television broadcaster, had originally scheduled to shut down eight of its nine over-the-air (OTA) digital television transmitters. At the time of the announcement in January 2017, TVO’s CEO Lisa … Continue reading

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Magic Items

Dear Minister Glover, There were a series of important TV announcements in London, Ontario this morning. Of particular note to this here blog was mention of the future status of OTA TV in Canada. CRTC Chairman Blais can take it … Continue reading

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TVO Goes Digital OTA Next Week

Dear Minister Moore, Next week will be a big one for TVO. The Ontario provincial educational broadcaster will be “live-cutting” from analogue to digital in nine of its television markets. While other Canadian broadcasters started (low power) digital over-the-air (OTA) … Continue reading

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Sun News Network to end its OTA TV broadcasts. Maybe.

Dear Minister Moore, On May 23 of this year I posted an entry to this here blog about Sun News’ failure to air CRTC-mandated Digital Television (DTV) transition Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on television.  Michael Geist then retweeted my tweet … Continue reading

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3 Months until Canada’s digital television transition

Dear Minister Moore, A quick note to wish you a Happy 3 Months Until Canada’s DTV Transition. May was a comparatively good month with regards to educating the public about the transition. Better late than never. There is room for … Continue reading

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