Radio & Television

MBC to acquire GIANT FM and Country 89 Welland

By Connie Thiessen RENFREW, Ont. – My Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has announced that it’s reached an agreement to acquire GIANT FM (CIXL‐FM) and Country 89 (CKYY‐FM) Welland, ON from Wellport Broadcasting/RB Communications. “We are very excited to announce the acquisition of these radio stations, particularly CIXL‐FM, one of Ontario’s most respected and highest‐performing Classic Rock stations,” said MBC president Jon Pole (right), in a release. “Combined with our existing portfolio and significant presence across Ontario, we believe these assets will enhance our ability to deliver high quality, engaging, local content and multi‐platform marketing solutions.” “This strategic acquisition demonstrates our continuing commitment to investing in our local media business and...

Our industry and COVID-19

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