CJSA-FM launches Canada’s first HD Radio station


HD RadioOn 1/14, Canadian Multicultural Radio launched HD Radio on its CJSA-FM Toronto. In the presence of a member of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) and an executive of iBiquity Digital, CMR launched Canada’s first HD multicast programming in Tamil at 4pm. January 14th, fittingly was, “Thai Pongal”, a Tamil festival that signifies gratitude for what may have come and hopes for bountiful more to come; celebrated as the harvest festival. This experimental service is now live on 101.3 FM HD2.

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