Radio & Television

CanWest Global “will buy” Turkish TV station: report

ISTANBUL – After winning the bidding for a pair of radio stations in Turkey, CanWest Global’s consultant in the country told a Turkish newspaper last week that “the company will buy a TV channel in the next term.” The Journal of Turkish Weekly’s above quote came from Mehmet Kutman, a consultant the report said is working for CanWest. He told the newspaper in a clunkily translated piece that CanWest is prepared to pay US$306 million for Star TV.In September, CanWest made successful bids to acquire Super FM and Metro FM, which belonged to the Star Media Group. After the first...

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