Thursday, October 18, 2012

CRTC denies Bell’s bid to take over Astral; finds deal to be counter to public interest

Once again you have made a difference here in Canada. This is a major win for Canadians.

“October 18, 2012 – Today the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) listened to Canadians and denied Bell’s proposed Bell’s takeover over of Astral.

The Commission announced at a stakeholder lock-up today that Bell had not proven that this deal would benefit the broadcasting system or be in the public interest.”

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