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Broadcasting Distribution Regulations

Version of section 45 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-08-31:

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

base portion

base portion means the basic monthly fee less the pass-through portion. (frais de base)

distribution system

distribution system means the equipment and facilities used by a licensee for the distribution of its basic service from its processing facilities to the points at which the service is diverted for the exclusive benefit of a subscriber. (système de distribution)

pass-through portion

pass-through portion means the part of the basic monthly fee that reflects the amount payable by a licensee to a person licensed to operate a broadcasting undertaking for the transmission of programming services, where

  • (a) the amount varies in proportion to the number of subscribers to whom the licensee distributes the programming services; and

  • (b) the Commission has authorized the amount as a condition relating to the broadcasting undertaking under subsection 9(1) of the Act. (frais imputables)

subscriber drop

subscriber drop means the equipment or facilities used by a licensee for the distribution of the programming services distributed on its basic band from the point at which those services are diverted from the distribution system to a terminal device located in the subscriber’s residence or premises for the exclusive benefit of the subscriber. (prise de service d’abonné)

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