Radio / Television News

CRTC hearing into Bell’s purchase of V gets under way Wednesday; Quebecor launches opposition campaign


GATINEAU — The CRTC’s public hearing into Bell’s proposed acquisition of the V television network and other assets from Groupe V Média takes place this Wednesday in Montreal. Representatives from Bell, Groupe V Média and Québecor Media and other intervenors are scheduled to appear at the two-day hearing, which will take place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal starting at 9 a.m. Québecor has been very vocal in its opposition to the V acquisition, going so far as taking out ads (pictured) and creating a special website outlining its concerns regarding what it sees as Bell’s dominance in the...