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Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2002-9

Ottawa, 18 February 2002

Revised lists of eligible satellite services

The Commission is making minor revisions to its Lists of Eligible Satellite Services. The four lists appended to this public notice supersede the lists appended to Public Notice CRTC 2001-82 dated 13 July 2001.

Withdrawal of The Health Network and change of name for Speedvision

1.

In Decision CRTC 2000-461 dated 24 November 2000, the Commission approved an application by Atlantis Broadcasting Inc. to operate a new English-language Category 1 specialty television service called Health Network Canada. Pursuant to an agreement between Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting Inc. and WebMD International LLC filed with the application, WebMD International agreed to request withdrawal of the U.S. service The Health Network from the Lists of Eligible Satellite Services upon the launch of the Canadian service.

2.

The Commission has been informed that the Canadian service has launched. It has also received a letter from Discovery Health Channel, which now controls the U.S. health service, asking that the The Health Network be withdrawn from the Commission's lists. The Commission has therefore withdrawn The Health Network from its List of Part 2 Eligible Satellite Services (Appendix A), List of Part 3 Eligible Satellite Services (Appendix B) and List of DTH Eligible Satellite Services (Appendix C).

3.

Secondly, the Commission has recently received a letter from Speedvision Network informing it that its U.S. service has changed its name to Speed Channel. Speedvision Network stated in its letter that this is only a change of name and not a change in the programming format of the service. Speed Channel was listed on the Commission's lists under the name Speedvision. The Commission has amended its three aforementioned lists to reflect the change of name from Speedvision to Speed Channel.

Secretary General

This document is available in alternate format upon request and may also be examined at the following Internet site: http://www.crtc.gc.ca

 

Appendix A

 

List of Part 2 Eligible Satellite Services

A)

Learning and Skills Television of Alberta

 
 

Télé-Québec (STQ)

 
 

TVOntario (TVO and TFO)

 
 

Open Learning Agency (Knowledge Network)

 
 

Atlantic Satellite Network (ASN)

 
 

CFTU-TV Montréal

IND*

 

CBC English-language Television Service

 
 

CBC French-language Television Service

 
 

WHDH-TV Boston/WGRZ-TV Buffalo/WPTZ Burlington/
WDIV Detroit/WICU-TV Erie/KARE Minneapolis/
KHQ-TV Spokane/KING-TV Seattle

 

NBC*

 

WGBH-TV Boston/WNED-TV Buffalo/WETK Burlington/
WTVS Detroit/WQLN-TV Erie/KSPS-TV Spokane/KCTS-TV Seattle

PBS*

 

WBZ-TV Boston/WIVB-TV Buffalo/WCAX-TV Burlington/
WSEE-TV Erie/WTOL-TV Toledo/WCCO-TV Minneapolis/
KREM-TV Spokane/KIRO-TV Seattle/WWJ-TV Detroit

 

CBS*

 

WCVB-TV Boston/WKBW-TV Buffalo/WVNY Burlington/
WXYZ-TV Detroit/WJET-TV Erie/KSTP-TV Minneapolis/
KXLY-TV Spokane/KOMO-TV Seattle

 

ABC*

 

WUTV Buffalo/WFFF-TV Burlington/WFTC Minneapolis/
WUHF Rochester/KAYU-TV Spokane/KCPQ Tacoma/ WFXT-TV
Boston

 

FOX*

 

ART America

 
 

The Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E)

 
 

BBC World

 
 

Black Entertainment Television (BET)

 
 

Cable News Network (CNN)

 
 

CNN Headline News (CNN-2)

 
 

Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-Span)

 
 

Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC)

 
 

Court TV

 
 

Deutsche Welle

 
 

The Filipino Channel

 
 

The Golf Channel

 
 

The Learning Channel

 
 

The Nashville Network (TNN)

 
 

Radio-France outre-mer (RFO1)*

 
 

The Silent Network (Kaleidoscope)

 
 

Speed Channel

 
 

TV Japan

 
 

TV Polonia

 
 

The Weather Channel (TWC)

 
 

WMNB-TV: Russian-American Broadcasting Company

 
 

Licensed pay audio programming undertaking(s)**

 

B)

KSTW (IND) Tacoma/Seattle*

 
 

KTLA Los Angeles

 
 

KWGN Denver

 
 

WGN-TV Chicago

 
 

WPIX New York City

 
 

WSBK-TV Boston

 
 

WTBS Atlanta

 
 

WUAB-TV (IND) Cleveland*

 
 

WWOR-TV New York City

 
 

American Movie Classics

 
 

Comedy Central

 
 

Game Show Network

 
 

Lifetime Television

 
 

Playboy TV***

 
 

Turner Classic Movies

 

*

Received from a licensed SRDU

**

A pay audio programming undertaking may not be used for linkage purposes for the distribution of any non-Canadian eligible satellite services.

***

Playboy TV is only authorized for distribution at the specific request of a subscriber. Distributors are not permitted to package Playboy TV in such a way that subscribers are obligated to purchase Playboy TV in order to purchase any other programming service. Distributors are required to take measures to fully block the reception of both the audio and video portions of Playboy TV to subscribers that request it not be receivable in their home (in either unscrambled or scrambled analog form).

Authorization for the above-noted services is subject to the following:

- When this list of Part 2 eligible satellite services is replaced by another list of Part 2 eligible satellite services, the only authorized services will be those contained in the most recent list; accordingly, this list supersedes the list dated 13 July 2001 (PN 2001-82).

- In the case of signals received from a licensed SRDU, ASN, the CBC English- and French-language Television Services and foreign satellite services, licensees are required to enter into the necessary contractual arrangements for such carriage.

- Licensees that distribute a PBS signal received at the local head end by terrestrial transmission may distribute one PBS service received from a licensed SRDU. All other licensees may distribute a maximum of two PBS services received from a licensed SRDU. Licensees may not distribute the signal of more than one affiliate of the same commercial U.S. network, received from a licensed SRDU, unless otherwise authorized pursuant to a condition of licence.

Date of issue: 18 February 2002


Appendix B

List of Part 3 Eligible Satellite Services

 

Learning and Skills Television of Alberta

 
 

Télé-Québec (STQ)

 
 

TVOntario (TVO and/et TFO)

 
 

Open Learning Agency (Knowledge Network)

 
 

Atlantic Satellite Network (ASN)

 
 

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)

 
 

CBC English-language Television Service

 
 

CBC French-language Television Service

 
 

The programming service of any licensed television programming undertaking*

 
 

WHDH-TV Boston/WGRZ-TV Buffalo/WPTZ Burlington/
WDIV Detroit/WICU-TV Erie/KARE Minneapolis/
KHQ-TV Spokane/KING-TV Seattle

 

NBC*

 

WGBH-TV Boston/WNED-TV Buffalo/WETK Burlington/WTVS Detroit/
WQLN-TV Erie/KSPS-TV Spokane/KCTS-TV Seattle

PBS*

 

WBZ-TV Boston/WIVB-TV Buffalo/WCAX-TV Burlington/
WSEE-TV Erie/WTOL-TV Toledo/WCCO-TV Minneapolis/
KREM-TV Spokane/KIRO-TV Seattle/WWJ-TV Detroit

 

CBS*

 

WCVB-TV Boston/WKBW-TV Buffalo/WVNY Burlington/WXYZ-TV
Detroit/ WJET-TV Erie/KSTP-TV Minneapolis/KXLY-TV Spokane/
KOMO-TV Seattle

 

ABC*

 

WUTV Buffalo/WFFF-TV Burlington/WFTC Minneapolis/WUHF Rochester/
KAYU-TV Spokane/KCPQ Tacoma/WFXT-TV Boston

FOX*

 

KSTW Tacoma/Seattle

IND *

 

WUAB-TV Cleveland

IND*

 

KTLA Los Angeles

 
 

KWGN Denver

 
 

WGN-TV Chicago

 
 

WPIX New York City

 
 

WSBK-TV Boston

 
 

WTBS Atlanta

 
 

WWOR-TV New York City

 
 

American Movie Classics

 
 

ART America

 
 

The Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E)

 
 

BBC World

 
 

Black Entertainment Television (BET)

 
 

Cable News Network (CNN)

 
 

CNN Headline News (CNN-2)

 
 

Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-Span)

 
 

Comedy Central

 
 

Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC)

 
 

Court TV

 
 

Deutsche Welle

 
 

The Filipino Channel

 
 

Game Show Network

 
 

The Golf Channel

 
 

The Learning Channel

 
 

Lifetime Television

 
 

The Nashville Network (TNN)

 
 

Playboy TV **

 
 

Radio-France outre-mer (RFO1)*

 
 

The Silent Network (Kaleidoscope)

 
 

Speed Channel

 
 

Turner Classic Movies

 
 

TV Japan

 
 

TV Polonia

 
 

The Weather Channel (TWC)

 
 

WMNB-TV: Russian-American Broadcasting Company

 
 

Licensed pay audio programming undertaking(s)

 

*

Received from a licensed SRDU

**

Playboy TV is only authorized for distribution at the specific request of a subscriber. Distributors are not permitted to package Playboy TV in such a way that subscribers are obligated to purchase Playboy TV in order to purchase any other programming service. Distributors are required to take measures to fully block the reception of both the audio and video portions of Playboy TV to subscribers that request it not be receivable in their home (in either unscrambled or scrambled analog form).

Authorization for the above-noted services is subject to the following:

- When this list of Part 3 eligible satellite services is replaced by another list of Part 3 eligible satellite services, the only authorized services will be those contained in the most recent list; accordingly, this list supersedes the list of Part 3 eligible satellite services dated 13 July 2001 (PN 2001-82).

- In the case of out-of-province educational services, there should be no objection on the part of the originating service.

- In the case of a licensed SRDU signals, ASN, the CBC English- and French-language Television Services and foreign satellite services, licensees are required to enter into the necessary contractual arrangements for such carriage.

- In the case of licensed television programming undertakings offering TVA or CTV programming, a licensee also distributing the signal of a local TVA or CTV affiliate shall delete the duplicate programming from the services received from a licensed SRDU or substitute the local service(s) when the programming is identical.

- Licensees that distribute a PBS signal received at the local head end by terrestrial transmission may distribute one PBS service received from a licensed SRDU. All other licensees may distribute a maximum of two PBS services received from a licensed SRDU. Licensees may not distribute the signal of more than one affiliate of the same commercial U.S. network, received from a licensed SRDU, unless otherwise authorized pursuant to a condition of licence.

Date of issue: 18 February 2002


Appendix C

List of DTH Eligible Satellite Services

A)

ART America

 
 

The Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E)

 
 

BBC World

 
 

Black Entertainment Television

 
 

Cable News Network (CNN)

 
 

CNN Headline News (CNN-2)

 
 

Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-Span)

 
 

Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC)

 
 

Court TV

 
 

Deutsche Welle

 
 

The Filipino Channel

 
 

The Golf Channel

 
 

The Learning Channel

 
 

The Nashville Network (TNN)

 
 

The Silent Network (Kaleidoscope)

 
 

Speed Channel

 
 

TV Japan

 
 

TV Polonia

 
 

The Weather Channel (TWC)

 
 

WMNB-TV: Russian-American Broadcasting Company

 
 

Radio France outre-mer (RFO1)

B)

KSTW (IND) Tacoma/Seattle*

 
 

KTLA Los Angeles*

 
 

KWGN Denver*

 
 

WGN-TV Chicago*

 
 

WPIX New York City*

 
 

WSBK-TV Boston*

 
 

WTBS Atlanta*

 
 

WWOR-TV New York City*

 
 

American Movie Classics

 
 

Comedy Central

 
 

Game Show Network

 
 

Lifetime Television

 
 

Playboy TV **

 
 

Turner Classic Movies

 

*

U.S. Superstation

 

**

Playboy TV is only authorized for distribution at the specific request of a subscriber. Distributors are not permitted to package Playboy TV in such a way that subscribers are obligated to purchase Playboy TV in order to purchase any other programming service.

Authorization for the above-noted services is subject to the following:

- When this list of DTH eligible satellite services is replaced by another list of DTH eligible satellite services, the only authorized services will be those contained in the most recent list; accordingly, this list supersedes the list dated 13 July 2001 (PN 2001-82).

- Licensees are required to enter into the necessary contractual arrangements for carriage of foreign satellite services.

Date of issue: 18 Feburary 2002


 

Appendix D

 

List of Part 2, Part 3 and DTH Eligible Satellite Services for Digital Distribution

 

BVN-TV

 
 

Discovery Wings

 
 

Eternal Word Television Network

 
 

EuroNews

 
 

Eurosportnews

 
 

KTO

 
 

Muslim Television Ahmadiyya

 
 

Muzzik

 
 

Network TEN (Australia)

 
 

Oxygen Network

 
 

Paris-Première

 
 

Planète

 
 

RTV Palma

 
 

The Scandinavian Channel

 
 

Tropic

 
 

TV Land

 
 

TV3 Republic of Ireland

 
 

TV3 Television Network (New Zealand)

 
 

TV4 Television Network (New Zealand)

 
 

Authorization for the above-noted services is subject to the following:

 

- When this List of Part 2, Part 3 and DTH Eligible Satellite Services for Digital Distribution is replaced by another list, the only authorized services will be those contained in the most recent list; accordingly this list supercedes the list dated 13 July 2001 (PN 2001-82).

 

- Licensees are required to enter into the necessary contractual arrangements for carriage of these foreign satellite services.

 

- Providers of these foreign services must have obtained and must remain in possession of all necessary rights for the distribution of their programming in Canada.

 

- Providers of these foreign services must not hold, nor try to obtain, nor exercise, preferential or exclusive programming rights in relation to the distribution of programming in Canada.

 

Date of issue: 18 February 2002

Date Modified: 2002-02-18