Other news - CBC is checking its pockets for spare change. More than 300,000 Canadians in remote and rural areas could be cut off from CBC TV in two years, because the broadcaster doesn’t have the money to convert its signals to digital from analog.
August 2011 is the deadline for the switch to digital broadcast technology, but the CBC doesn’t have the cash to continue the conversion process, corporation president Hubert Lacroix told the company’s annual general meeting Wednesday.
It has managed to switch over only eight of its 600 transmission towers, covering about half its potential audience.
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