MONTREAL, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (ACM.A ACM.B)
notes the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's
(CRTC) decision to refuse the acquisition of control of Astral by BCE
The parties are analyzing the CRTC decision and are assessing their
alternatives. Astral has been informed by Bell that it will request
that the federal Cabinet intervene in the CRTC's decision to reject
Bell's acquisition of Astral.
Founded in 1961, Astral is a leading Canadian media company. It operates several of the
country's most popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home
advertising and digital media properties. Astral plays a central role
in community life from coast to coast by offering diverse, rich and
vibrant programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and
advertisers. To learn more about Astral, visit astral.com.
SOURCE: ASTRAL MEDIA INC.
For further information:
Advisor, Corporate Communications
Astral Media Inc.