Radio & Television

CRTC says Bell can buy V

GATINEAU – The CRTC expedited the release of its decisions on two broadcast transactions, announcing today Bell Media can proceed with its purchase of the V television network and Leclerc Communications can purchase CJPX-FM Montreal. The specific rationale behind each decision is not ready for release and the announcement notes they will be available at a later date. First the Bell-Groupe-V approval (which was a deal valued at $20 million, for the five off-air TV stations, when announced): The conditions on Bell’s acquisition will “guarantee adequate levels of investments in local programming and original French-language Canadian programming,” says the press...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.