Radio & Television

It’s official! Bell Media acquires Astral today

MONTREAL and TORONTO – BCE Inc. today officially completed its $3.2 billion acquisition of Astral Media Inc., just a little over a week after receiving approval by the CRTC for the merger. The company also announced its first set of initiatives as it moves to satisfy the various conditions set by the CRTC as part of the merger approval. They include a new Discovery-branded French-language specialty channel that is scheduled to launch by the end of the fiscal fourth quarter. Bell Media will also expand its GO TV Everywhere products to include French-language stations Super Écran, Ztélé, Canal D, Canal...

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.