Good news for TV viewers in Canada! The CRTC published the final regulations requiring Canadian broadcasters to regulate the volume of TV ads. Many of us have had times where we’re watching a program and then all of a sudden it cuts to commercial and the volume is ridiculously loud. This decision made by the CRTC is intended to fix this annoyance.

Essentially, broadcasters and broadcasting distributors have to adhere to the Advanced Television Systems Committeeā€™s (ATSC) standards for measuring and controlling television signals. To learn more about the process and the deadline, you can refer to this article.child-covering-ears1

Bye bye LOUD noises!



1 Comment on So long LOUD NOISES…

  1. Vince Hines
    August 2, 2013 at 2:59 am (5 years ago)

    Canada’s broadcast regulator is launching a public consultation into the issue of loud television commercials days after a Surrey MP introduced a bill requiring ads to turn down the volume.

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