Discovery HD to launch by the end of 2005

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CTV Specialty Television Inc. and US-based Discovery Communications announced today that their joint venture application to the CRTC for a new High Definition (HD) specialty channel — Discovery HD — has been approved, representing a landmark in Canadian television. Expected to launch before the end of 2005, this Category 2 Digital Specialty Service will be Canada’s first 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week High … Read More

CTV and Rogers Partner to Accelerate Production and Distribution of HDTV Content

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CTV Specialty Television Inc. and Rogers Broadcasting Ltd. announced today that they have signed an agreement under which the division of Rogers Media will invest in 50 per cent of CTV Specialty’s mobile production and distribution business, operated through Dome Productions Inc. The transaction is expected to close in early January 2004.