Radio & Television

CTV finishes CHUM’s Beat buy

TORONTO – It took eight months, but CTVglobemedia today announced the completion of its purchase of the radio assets of The Beat Broadcasting Corporation in Vancouver. The company owns and operates Vancouver radio station CFBT-FM (The Beat 94.5 FM). CHUM Ltd., before it’s purchase by CTVglobemedia, initiated the deal back in February. The CRTC approved the transaction in early October."CFBT-FM is an important addition to our radio group," said Paul Ski, president, CHUM Radio, a subsidiary of CTVglobemedia, in the release. "The Beat 94.5 has been a great success with both listeners and advertisers and CHUM Radio plans to build...

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.