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Broadcaster - June 2001

Cover Story: Centralcasting
New tecnologies are making it possible to run dozens of stations from a single location. Will centralcasting turn TV broadcasters into cablecasters?

NAB 2001 Product Highlights: The converging marketplace at NAB
The move to DTV, HDTV, DAB, iTV and now CC (centralcasting) technologies continued to be the focus of attention at this year's NAB 2001. The following are some of the product highlights from Las Vegas...

News Briefs
Big changes for Saskatchewan radio
CRTC allows cable companies to own specialty TV channels
CRTC denies Rogers/Star! deal; channel to go on basic anyway
Haliburton Broadcasting buys CKLP-FM
Cable leaders cautious over acceptance of new digital services
CRTC cuts license terms for Star Choice and Cancom
"Drive-In Channel" among dozen new category 2 services
CRTC to make "life easier" for small cable companies
"5-to-1 rule" a mistake -- Cassaday
Corus pledges to grow Country music
Astral to acquire Telemedia's radio stations
CRTC gives Quebecor Media permission to buy Videotron
CanWest to open broadcast centre in Winnipeg
CRTC cuts license terms for Star Choice and Cancom
Global's Shea shuffles off to Bell
Point of View
Task force on broadband access lacks content
The Last Word
Cultural diversity -- from dialogue to action
Tracking Trends
It's the consumer, not technology
AM finds a new voice
DAB Developments

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