List of Digital Category 1 and 2 Services Authorized for Distribution

Recent Additions

Service Type Licensee Decision Added to the list
FXX (formerly Ampersand) Category B Rogers Broadcasting Limited 2011-105 2014-07-21

Licences are effective and are/will be issued for the following services

Service Type Licensee Decision
ABU Dhabi TV Category 2 Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2003-440
ABC Spark Category B 8135274 Canada Inc. 2012-93
addik TV (formerly Mystère) Category 1 TVA Group Inc. 2000-469 2005-597
Afroglobal Television Category 2 Afroglobal Network Inc 2008-262
All Points Bulletin Category 2 All Points Bulletin Incorporated 2002-266
All TV Category 2 All TV Inc. 2000-599
Animal Planet Category B Animal Planet Canada Company 2000-552
Argent Category 1 TVA Group Inc. 2000-468 2005-597
Armed Forces Network Category 2 The Armed Forces Network Inc. 2003-136
ATN AASTHA (formerly ATN-South Asian Devotional Music & Discourse Channel) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Ltd. 2005-139
ATN - Asian Sports Network Category 2 Asian Television Network International Ltd. 2009-370
ATN Bangla Category 2 Asian Television Network International Ltd. 2005-126
ATN B4U Movies (formerly Hindi Movie) Category 2 South Asian Television Canada Limited 2000-683
ATN B4U Music (formerly Music Network One (Hindi Music Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2005-132
ATN Caribbean (formerly CBN) Category 2 1272558 Ontario Inc. 2000-645
ATN-Cricket Channel 1 Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2006-121
ATN Cricket Plus (formerly ATN Sports Network (ASN) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2006-120
ATN Cricket Channel One Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2009-363
ATN FOOD FOOD Category B Asian Television Network International Limited 2012-482
ATN Hindi Movie Channel Category B Asian Television Network International Limited 2009-361
ATN Hindi Movie Channel 3 Category B Asian Television Network International Limited 2011-684
ATN - Music Network One (Hindi Music) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2009-368
ATN NDTV 24/7 (formerly ATN – South Asian News - English) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2005-136
ATN - SAB TV (formerly Comedy Channel 1) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2011-134
ATN SONY Category B Asian Television Network International Limited 2012-626
ATN NDTV 24x7 (formerly ATN South Asian English News Channel 2) Category B Asian Television Network International Limited 2011-284
ATN Sports (formerly ATN Cricket Channel Two) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2009-364
ATN - Times Now (formerly South Asian News – English) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2009-366
ATN Zee Cinema (formerly ATN Hindi Movie Channel Two) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Ltd. 2005-130
ATN - Zoom (formerly Music Network Two (Hindi Music)) Category 2 Asian Television Network International Limited 2009-369
Auto Channel Category 2 The Auto Channel Inc. 2003-135
AUX TV Category 2 GlassBOX Television Inc. 2009-121
Avis de recherche Category 2 Avis de recherche incorporée 2002-267
BBC Canada Category B Jasper Broadcasting Inc. 2000-484
BBC Kids Category 2 Knowledge-West Communications Corporation 2000-493 2011-277
BC News 1 Category B Shaw Television Limited Partnership 2012-394
Beautiful Little Channel (formerly Classical Digital) Category 2 Zoomer Media 2006-697 2011-514
Biography Channel, The Category A Rogers Broadcasting Limited 2000-460
2009-737
BITE Television Category 2 Bell Media Inc. 2001-770
Bollywood Times HD TV Category 2 Bollywood Times HD TV 2010-268
BookTelevision Category A CTV Limited (Learning and Skills Television of Alberta Limited) 2000-451
2008-141
bpm:tv Category 2 Stornoway Communications General Partner Inc. (the general partner) and 1403318 Ontario Limited (the limited partner), carrying on business as Stornoway Communications Limited Partnership 2000-690 2002-003 2004-002
Canadian Teen Television Network Category 2 The Canadian Teen Television Network Inc. 2005-245
Caribbean HDTV Category B WIN HDTV (Canada) Incorporated 2011-589
Cartoon Network Category B TELETOON Canada Inc. 2011-687
Casa – (formerly Les idées de ma maison) Category 2 TVA Group Inc. 2005-521
Cave (formerly Men TV) Category 1 Canwest Media Inc. and TVA Group Inc., partners in Men TV General Partnership 2000-464
Channel Punjabi Category 2 Channel Punjabi Television Inc. 2006-486
CINÉPOP Category 2 Astral Broadcasting Group Inc. 2000-499
CityNews Channel (formely City news (Toronto)) Category 2 Rogers Broadcasting Limited 2008-347
Comedy Gold (formerly TV Land) Category B Bell Media Inc. 2000-548
Cosmopolitan Television Category B Cosmopolitan Television Canada Company 2007-282
Cottage Life (formerly Bold) Category A Blue Ant Television Ltd 2000-453 2003-172 2012-630
Cult Movie Category 2 The Cult Movie Channel Inc. 2003-134
DejaView Category B Shaw Television Limited Partnership 2000-567
2008-314
2010-782
Discovery French Category B Bell Media Inc. 2011-718
Discovery Science (formerly Discovery Civilization) Category B Discovery Science Canada Company 2000-553
Discovery World HD (formerly Discovery HD) Category B 2953285 Canada Inc. 2005-519
Disney Junior (formerly Playhouse Disney Télé) Category 2 Astral Broadcasting Group Inc. / Le Groupe de radiodiffusion Astral inc. 2006-98
Disney XD (Formerly Family Extreme) Category 2 The Family Channel Inc. 2009-215
D.I.Y. Network (formerly D.I.Y. Television) Category 2 4399781 Canada Inc. 2005-513
Documentary Category 1 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (the general partner), and Barna-Alper Productions Inc., CineNova Productions Inc., Galafilm Inc., The National Film Board of Canada and Omni Film Productions Ltd. (the limited partners), carrying on business as The Canadian Documentary Channel Limited Partnership 2000-455
Ecology Channel, The (formerly Green channel, the) Category 2 WETV Canada Corporation 2000-727
Encore Avenue Category A Encore Avenue Ltd. 2011-446
EqualiTV Category 2 EqualiTV International Foundation 2008-0263
ERT sat Canada (formerly Odyssey II) Category 2 1494679 Ontario Inc. 2000-642
ESPN Classic Category B The Sports Network Inc. 2000-714
EUROWORLD SPORT (formerly RCS Television) Category 2 Telelatino Network Inc. 2006-0114
EXPLORA Category 2 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation / Société Radio-Canada 2011-114
Fairchild Television II Category B Fairchild Television Ltd. 2013-87
FashionTelevisionChannel Category 1 Bell Media Inc. 2000-452
Festival Portuguese Television Category 2 1395047 Ontario Inc. 2000-470
Fight Network, The Category 2 Fight Media Inc. 2004-62 2010-832
Fox Sports World Canada Category B Fox Sports World Canada Partnership 2000-568 2010-782
FX Canada (formerly Highwire) Category 2 8064750 Canada Inc. 2011-103 2011-783
FXX (formely Ampersand) Category B Rogers Broadcasting Limited 2011-105
GameTV (formerly CGTV Canada) Category 2 The GameTV Corporation 2001-549
G4TechTV Category A Rogers Broadcasting Limited 2000-454
GOL TV Category 2 GolTV (Canada) Ltd. 2005-380
Grace TV (formerly Grace Television Network) Category 2 World Impact Ministries (formerly Christian Channel Inc.) 2006-11
2009-247
GUSTO Category 2 7262591 Canada Limited 2010-772
HIFI (formerly Treasure HD) Category 2 ArtefactHD Inc. 2005-364
Hollywood Festival (formerly The Love Channel) Category 2 Hollywood Suite Inc. 2010-452
Hollywood Storm (formerly Adventure) Category 2 Hollywood Suite Inc. 2010-450
HPItv (formerly The Racing Network Canada) Category 2 Woodbine Entertainment Group 2000-713
HTB Canada Category 2 HTB Canada Inc. 2004-318
Hustler TV Category 2 Ten Broadcasting Inc. 2000-702
ichannel Category 1 Stornoway Communications General Partner Inc. (the general partner) and 1403318 Ontario Limited (the limited partner), carrying on business as Stornoway Communications Limited Partnership 2000-463
2002-003
2004-002
IDNR-TV Category 2 The Natural Resources Television Channel (IDRN-TV/IDNR-TV) Inc. 2004-447
Independent Film Channel, The Category A Showcase Television Inc. 2000-459 2001-55
INVESTIGATION Category B Bell Media Inc. 2011-481
Investigation Discovery (formerly CourtTV Canada) Category B Bell Media Inc. 2000-614
2008-141
ITN – Iran TV Network (formerly Persian/Iranian TV) Category 2 Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2004-508
Juicebox (formerly PunchMuch) Category B Bell Media Inc. 2000-53 2004-502
Leafs TV Category 2 Toronto Maple Leafs Network Ltd. 2000-626
L S Times Category 2 L S Movie Channel Limited 2006-552
Mabuhay Channel, The Category 2 Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2003-443
Mediaset Italia (formerly Italian Entertainment TV) Category 2 Telelatino Network Inc. 2006-473
Mehndi HD TV Category 2 Mehndi HD TV Inc. 2010-270
MGM Channel (formerly KISS) Category 2 Hollywood Suite Inc. 2010-451
Moi&cie. Category 2 TVA Group Inc. 2010-752
Movie Central Category A Movie Central Ltd. 2011-446
MovieTime (formerly known as Lonestar) Category B Shaw Television Limited Partnership 2000-571
2008-314
2010-781
MTV2 (formerly Razer) Category A Bell Media Inc. 2000-462
2004-502
MuchLoud Category B Bell Media Inc. 2000-520
MuchMoreMusic Category A Bell Media Inc. 2011-444
MuchMoreRetro Category B Bell Media Inc. 2000-516
MuchVibe Category B Bell Media Inc. 2000-519
Mystery Category A Canwest Media Inc. and TVA Group Inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Mystery Partnership 2000-449
2004-157
National Geographic Channel Category B NGC Channel Inc. 2000-482
NatGeo Wild Category B NGC Channel Inc. 2012-218
NBA TV (Canada) – (formerly Raptors NBA TV) Category 2 Toronto Raptors Network Ltd. 2000-627
Big Magic International (formerly Imagine Dil Se) Category 2 Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2006-343
NTD Television Category 2 New Tang Dynasty Television (Canada) 2011-264
NHL Network, The Category 2 The NHL Network Inc. 2000-601
Nickelodeon (formerly YTV OneWorld) Category B 4537459 Canada Inc. 2008-257
Nuevo Mundo Television (formerly NMTV) Category 2 NMTV inc. 2005-147
Oasis HD Category 2 OasisHD Inc. 2005-363
OTN 3 Category B Greek National Television Network (Canada) Inc. 2011-487
OUTtv (formerly PrideVision) Category 1 OUTtv Network Inc. 2000-456 2001-54 2004-191
Penthouse TV Category 2 Fifth Dimension Properties Inc. 2007-136
Pet Network Category 2 Stornoway Communications General Partner Inc. (the general partner and 1403318 Ontario Limited (the limited partner), carrying on business as Stornoway Communications Limited Partnership 2000-692
2002-003
2004-002
Playmen (formerly HardTV) Category 2 4510810 Canada Inc. 2005-89
2009-751
Prise 2 Category 2 TVA Group Inc. 2005-527
radX (formerly Rush HD) Category 2 AdrenalineHD Inc. 2006-172
Reality TV Category 2 Canwest Television Limited Partnership 2009-648
Red Hot TV (formerly Red Light District TV) Category 2 Ten Broadcasting Inc. 2000-701
Rewind (formerly Movieola) Category B Movieola: Short Film Channel Inc. 2000-612
RDS Info (formerly Réseau Info Sports) Category A Bell Media Inc. 2000-465 2002-449
Sportsnet One (formerly Rogers Sportsnet One) Category 2 Rogers Broadcasting Limited 2010-124
RTVi Category 2 Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2003-446
RTVi+ Category 2 Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2003-447
Rural Channel (The) Category B Ag-Com Productions Ltd. 2008-172
Sahara Filmy Category 2 Soundview Entertainment Inc. 2007-383
Salt & Light Category 2 Salt & Light Catholic Media Foundation 2001-687
2002-188
2003-563
SBTN Category 2 Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2003-450
Seasonal Channel, The Category B Groupe Stingray Digital inc. 2013-66
Showcase Action Category B Showcase Television Inc. 2000-675
Showcase Diva Category B Showcase Television Inc. 2000-674
Silver Screen Classics Category 2 1490525 Ontario Inc. 2003-473
Skinemax TV Category B Fifth Dimension Properties Inc. 2012-559
Sky TG 24 Canada Category B Telelatino Network Inc. 2000-635
Smithsonian Channel (formerly eqhd) Category 2 QuestHD Inc. 2006-176
Soccer Television Category 2 Telelatino Network Inc. 2006-0113
Sportsnet World (formerly Setanta Sports) Category 2 6878482 Canada Inc. 2008-142
SSTV Category 2 S. S. TV Inc. 2000-648
Sundance Channel (formerly Drive-in Classics) Category B 7202342 Canada Inc. 2001-305
2009-706
Sun News Category 2 Sun TV News General Partnership / Société en nom collectif Sun TV News 2010-882
Talentvision II Category B Fairchild Television Ltd. 2013-87
Tamil one (formerly Tamil TV) (formerly ITBC Television Canada) Category 2 Tamil One Inc. 2002-403
2003-157
2008-21
Tamil Vision Category 2 Tamil Vision Inc. 2001-420
Telebimbi Category B Telelatino Network Inc. 2011-638
Teleniños (formerly All Spanish Children's Television) Category B Telelatino Network Inc. 2011-637
TELETOON Retro Category 2 TELETOON Canada Inc. 2005-511
TÉLÉTOON Rétro (Français) Category 2 TELETOON Canada Inc. 2005-510
Ten Cricket (formerly ECGL Cricket TV) Category B Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2014-154
The Brand New ONE: Body, Mind, Spirit, Love Channel Category 1 ONE: the Body, Mind & Spirit Channel Inc. 2000-450
2001-379
The Seasonal Channel Category B Stingray Digital Group Inc. 2013-66
Univision Canada (formerly TLN en Espanol) Category 2 Telelatino Network Inc. 2006-470
travel + escape (formerly CTV Travel) Category 1 7506465 Canada Inc. 2000-458
2001-495
2010-792
TVA Sports Category 2 Groupe TVA inc. / TVA Group Inc. 2010-116
Twist TV (formerly Discovery Health Network) Category A Discovery Health Channel Canada ULC 2000-461
UTV Movies Category 2 Soundview Entertainment Inc. 2010-109
Vanessa (French) Category 2 Sex-Shop Television Inc. 2007-417
Warner Films (formerly Velocity) Category 2 Hollywood Suite Inc. 2010-449
W Movies (formerly SexTV: The Channel) Category B 7202377 Canada Inc. 2001-304
2009-706
Wild TV (formerly The Hunting Channel) Category 2 Wild TV Inc. 2003-133
World Fishing Network (also known as WFN TV) Category 2 World Fishing Network Ltd. 2005-151
YOOPA (formerly TVA Junior) Category 2 Groupe TVA inc. / TVA Group Inc. 2010-103
Zee Cinema Canada (formerly Bollywood SD) Category B Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2012-129
Zee Premier Canada Category B Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2013-146
Zee TV Canada (formerly Hindi Women’s TV) Category B Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2013-53
Zeste (formerly Cuisine) Category 2 Zeste Diffusion inc. 2008-186
Zing Category B Ethnic Channels Group Limited 2013-147

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