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BROADCASTING - Licensing - Broadcast undertakings - Television - Distribution undertakings - Discretionary television service - Non-Canadian TV stations

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 @ 8:38 AM  

Appeal by VMedia Inc. (VMedia) from the decision of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) denying its application to add QVC to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution (List). VMedia was a licensed Canadian Broadcast Distribution Undertaking (BDU). QVC Inc. was a United States (US) company operating a television shopping channel, QVC, which was distributed by cable and satellite services in the US. The appellant, acting as a sponsor, applied to the CRTC to add QVC to the List. The...