August 31, 2010
Lock-up: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CRTC Central Office
1 Promenade du Portage, Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
Central Building, Gatineau, Quebec
OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - On August 31, 2010, a media lock-up
will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Canadian
Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for the
decisions related to the disposal of the funds remaining in Bell Canada,
Bell Aliant, Telus and MTS Allstream's deferral accounts.
Any parties interested in attending the lock-up are asked to contact
media relations at 819-997-9403 or firstname.lastname@example.org
by Monday, August 30, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. Due to space
constraints, only one reporter is allowed per news
organization. They will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement
No one will be permitted to leave the lock-up before 4:00 p.m. Cameras
are not allowed in the designated room. They may be brought up for
interviews at 4:00 pm. Cell phones, wireless handheld devices (e.g.
Blackberries), pagers, etc. must be left with the CRTC staff in the
room. Laptop owners must disable wireless capabilities prior to arriving
at the CRTC. Telephone lines and Internet will be available at the CRTC
at 4 p.m.
The decisions will be posted on the CRTC website at 4:00 p.m. at cr="true" href="http://www.crtc.gc.ca/">www.crtc.gc.ca
The CRTC is an independent, public authority that regulates and
supervises broadcasting and telecommunications in Canada.
SOURCE Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
For further information: For further information:
Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245
Tel: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218
Toll-free # 1-877-249-CRTC (2782)