MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A
ACM.B) today unveiled its interactive Annual Report for the fiscal year
ended August 31, 2011, available online and on mobile devices at astral2011.com.
The Fiscal 2011 financial and operational highlights for Astral and its
business units are presented in a sleek, user-friendly environment
focused on interactivity, and features a design celebrating the
Company's fiftieth anniversary. The report also includes a video in
which Astral's executives share key moments of the past year and
identify the Company's top priorities for the years to come.
"Only the web can do justice to the breadth and diversity of Astral's
portfolio of brands, properties and advertising platforms. The 2011
Annual Report offers a highly interactive review of the fiscal year in
which we recorded a fifteenth consecutive year of growth and achieved
the one billion dollar revenue mark for the very first time in our
history," said Jacques Parisien, Executive Vice-President and Chief
Operating Officer, Astral.
Once again this year, Astral has printed a minimum number of copies of
its Annual Report. It's one of the Company's many initiatives to reduce
its ecological footprint. With this simple gesture, Astral has reduced
by over 100,000 the number of its printed annual reports over the past
The design and development of the Annual Report's interactive website
was entrusted to ReptileTech, whereas the design of the printed version
was created by Graphiques M&H. Tungsten Visuel produced the video
Founded in 1961, Astral is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several media
properties—pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home
advertising, and digital media properties—among the most popular in the
country. Astral plays a central role in community life across the
country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant programming that meets
the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers alike. To learn more
about Astral, go to astral.com.
SOURCE ASTRAL MEDIA INC.
For further information:
Director, Corporate Communications and Synergies
Astral Media Inc.