CBC is pleased by the CRTC’s decision # 2012-442 dismissing a complaint made against its digital music service CBCMusic.ca by a private competitor. Today's decision continues the CRTC's practice of encouraging innovation in the delivery of programming over digital platforms.
“We’re very pleased by today’s decision by the CRTC as CBCMusic.ca plays an important role in supporting Canadian artists across the country and in meeting the needs of Canadians in an ever-evolving digital world,” said Chris Boyce, executive director, CBC Radio and Audio.
“Whether you are a musician, music industry professional, or just a fan of the service, we want to thank you for your support of CBCMusic.ca and we look forward to building on its successes both now and in the future,” said Boyce.
CBCMusic.ca is Canada’s premiere online music service, with over 40 web music stations (including, Jazz, Rock, Indie, Classical, Hip Hop) and combining the power of music with video, photos and user contributions to help Canadians connect with the music they love.
Facts about CBCMusic.ca:
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.