CARACAS, Thursday July 26, 2007 | Update
The board of RCTV Internacional has a five-day term to submit a register of national audiovisual production (File Photo)
Private TV channel RCTV Internacional could go out from the
program of subscription TV providers next Wednesday, August
1st, in the event of failing to submit a register of national
The action was ordered Wednesday by the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), through the Radio and TV Social Responsibility Administration.
Mario Seijas, the chair of the Venezuelan Subscription Television Chamber told news TV channel Globovisión that last week the Social Responsibility Administration found that RCTV Internacional falls into the category of national audiovisual producer. In this regard, it should enroll in the national registry of such companies.
Otherwise, based on the Conatel ruling, subscription TV operators should remove the signal of RCTV Internacional from their programming.
Conatel set a five-day term as deadline for submission of the appropriate documents by the board of RCTV Internacional.
Translated by Conchita Delgado
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