Radio & Television

CRTC awards new radio licences for Grimsby/Beamsville, Georgina, in Ontario

OTTAWA – The CRTC handed out two new Ontario radio licences Wednesday, one for the Grimsby/Beamsville region and the other to serve the town of Georgina.After considering three applications at a public hearing in Toronto last November, the Commission chose Durham Radio Inc. as the owner of a broadcasting licence to operate a new commercial FM radio station using the frequency 88.5 MHz.  The licence will expire on August 31, 2024.“The Commission finds that Durham has proposed a sound business plan that is based on its experience in the Hamilton radio market and third-party research”, reads the decision.  “Approval of its application would...

Our industry and COVID-19

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