55 Point Submission on Canadian Broadcasting in New Media Now Available
December 8, 2008

Of special interest to organizations within the internet and content creation marketplace ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Under the direction of CAIP (Canadian Association of Internet Providers), incorporating VOIP (Voice over Internet Providers), a team of experts has prepared and tabled with the CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission), a 55 Point Submission addressing issues and concerns regarding Canadian Broadcasting in New Media.

Key themes covered in the Submission included:

  • Defining Broadcasting in New Media
  • The significance of broadcasting in new media and its impact on the Canadian broadcasting system
  • Are incentives or regulatory measures necessary or desirable for the creation and promotion of Canadian broadcasting content in new media?
  • Are there issues concerning access to broadcasting content in new media?
  • Other broadcasting or public policy objectives
  • The appropriateness of the new media exemption orders 

++ Action Item: To receive your copy of the 55 Point Submission (members only) please send an email to John Reid, jreid@cata.ca  with New Media in the Header. We are also inviting further guidance from members in advancing any of their New Media interests in forthcoming hearings.

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Organizations interested in conducting public policy research and/or Surveys in partnership
with CAIP should email
kwennekes@cata.ca