Radio & Television

BELL/ASTRAL: An angry Audet rails against “megatransaction”

MONTREAL – It's rare to witness tempers flare in the public forum that is a CRTC hearing, but observers saw Cogeco Inc. CEO Louis Audet at his passionate best Wednesday afternoon, ripping a deal he says should be wholly quashed, whatever the consequences. A combined Bell-Astral would have too much power in TV, too much power in radio and that level of ownership of concentration must be denied because it is not in the public interest, the CEO said, many times, when he faced the panel of commissioners. “We’ve arrived at a crossroads at this hearing you are holding this...

Our industry and COVID-19

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