/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - CRTC Media Lock-Up - decisions related to
the disposal of the funds remaining in Bell Canada, Bell Aliant, Telus and
MTS Allstream's deferral accounts/

WHEN: 
 
 
August 31, 2010
Lock-up:  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHERE:  
 
 
CRTC Central Office
1 Promenade du Portage, Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
Central Building, Gatineau, Quebec

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Aug. 31 /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 communications@crtc.gc.ca 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 upon arrival.

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

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:

Media Relations:
http://support.crtc.gc.ca/CRTCSubmissionMU/forms/Mediarelations.aspx?lang=e   
Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245

General Inquiries:          
Tel: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218          
Toll-free # 1-877-249-CRTC (2782)          
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/rapidsccm/register.asp?lang=e


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