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Cogeco/CTV exploring options with TQS


MONTREAL – While things on the cable side of the ledger are clipping along nicely, Cogeco Inc. is now reviewing its options when it comes to Television Quatre Saisons, the Quebec broadcaster it owns with CTVglobemedia. TQS is perennially the third-place network and compared to the company’s cable operations in Canada and Portugal, a small part of the Cogeco puzzle, but because of a challenging TV ad market in Quebec, its owners (Cogeco has 60%, CTVglobemedia, 40%) have retained CIBC World Markets “to assist in assessing the strategic options available to them in connection with TQS,” says the press release....