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CBC Delivery Requirements

Technical guidelines for HDTV delivery to CBC

For the delivery of audiovisual content to the Canadian Television exist valid guidelines published by CBC and Radio Canada. The specifications define the delivery of content via file transfer or tape delivery and are valid for english and french language delivery platforms of CBC/ Radio Canada.

The complete guidelines in version 5.1. from september 21st 2016 you can find attached in our PDF. Only the guidelines in the latest publications are legally binding.

The following parameters represent an overview of these guidelines. These are not legally binding.

The prefered delivery format of CBC/ Radio Canada is file based delivery

  • Containerformat: MXF or MOV



  • Linear PCM, 24 Bit, 48 kHz

Subtitles should be formatted for 29.97fps drop frame TC and delivered separately as SCC or CAP

All HD content should apply to: 1920x1080, 4:2:2 with 8/10Bit, Rec709 and  29.97i upper field first.

Delivery Requirements CBC Radio Canada v5.1

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