Radio & Television

MZ Media granted new nested FM transmitter in Toronto; Commissioner Shoan objects to CRTC’s “piecemeal” approach

TORONTO – Toronto listeners will soon be able to dial up more ‘Zoomer Radio’ after the CRTC gave MZ Media the go-ahead for a nested FM transmitter in the city’s downtown to rebroadcast English-language commercial AM radio station CFZM Toronto.Owned by Moses Znaimer, The New AM 740 (aka Zoomer Radio) caters to the 45+ age group, a demographic that Znaimer has coined “Zoomers” (Boomers with Zip). The Commission said Monday that it agreed with MZ Media’s application that the proposed transmitter is necessary to improve the reception quality of CFZM’s signal in downtown Toronto.  The transmitter would operate at 96.7 MHz (channel 244) with...

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