Canadians Allowed Access To Foreign Programming

By | November 2, 2004 | Uncategorized

A recent ruling by a Quebec court judge struck down two sections of Canada’s Radiocommunications Act that made it illegal for Canadian residents to receive foreign broadcasts on satellite dishes, Satellite Today has learned. According to reports, the ruling could open up a gray market through which Canadian residents set up a U.S.-based billing address to subscribe to U.S.-based satellite television from either DirecTV or Dish Network and receive the signal in Canada.

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