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Decision CRTC 2000-567


Ottawa, 14 December 2000


Global Television Network Inc.

Across Canada — 200010075


14 August 2000 Public Hearing
National Capital Region


Pop TV


On 24 November 2000, the Commission approved a Category 2 specialty television service to be known as Pop TV. The terms and conditions generally applicable to Category 2 services are set out in the public notice accompanying this and other decisions released today.


Conditions of licence


The licence, when issued, will expire 31 August 2007 and will be subject to the following conditions as well as to those set out in both Public Notice CRTC 2000-171 andin the licence to be issued.


Nature of service


a) The licensee shall provide a national English-language Category 2 specialty television service featuring classic programs from the beginnings of television. Programming will explore vintage television and the cultural impact of television on our society by providing a window on television history.


b) The programming must be drawn exclusively from the following categories, as set out in Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990:
2b, 5b, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d 7e, 7f, 7g, 8a, 8b, 8c, 11, 12, 13 and 14.


c) Except as provided in d), all programming from categories 7 or 8 shall have been copyrighted at least 15 years prior to the broadcast year in which it is aired by the service.


d) All programming from category 7d shall have been copyrighted at least 25 years prior to the broadcast year in which it is aired by the service.




Broadcast day shall have the same meaning as that set out in section 2 of the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987.


Secretary General



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