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BCE Inc. purchases Astral Media, expect much more premium mobile TMN and HBO ...
Today BCE Inc., owner of Bell Canada and Bell Media, has announced the purchase of Astral Media Inc. for $3.38 billion in cash and stock.
Canada's BCE Acquires Astral Media for $3 Billion  Wall Street Journal
Bell snaps up Astral Media for $3.38-billion  Financial Post (blog)
Why BCE investors should watch bank stocks
Banks were in focus this week after the Federal Reserve gave most of the 19 financial institutions it stress tested the thumbs up.
'Lowball' Olympic bids from CBC-BCE open door for Yahoo
Competition to broadcast the Olympic Games in Canada is about to become an event of its own, with Yahoo Inc. considering a bid to steal the Games from the country's television powerhouses and push the coverage onto the Internet.
BCE steps up fibre push to compete against cable
TORONTO - BCE Inc. launched on Monday a faster Internet service and new television product in Quebec City on the back of major improvements made in the past year to its phone network.
Quebecor steps up with illico TV in battle with BCE
Quebecor Inc. is stepping up in the battle with BCE Inc. for customers in Quebec with the launch of a new digital television platform, illico TV.
CRTC wades into battle between BCE and TV providers
TORONTO - Broadcast regulators held expedited hearings Thursday to resolve a spat between the TV division of media and telecom giant BCE Inc. and a group of television providers, including Telus Corp. The group is petitioning the Canadian ...
BCE starts drive to fulfill Western expansion plan
After years of suggesting it would act, BCE Inc. is finally making good on a promise to push its Bell Mobility wireless unit deeper West.
Bell Astral Media Deal: BCE Purchases Media Company For $3.38 Billion
"Bringing together two respected and longstanding Montr�al brands, Bell's acquisition of Astral firmly establishes our company as Qu�bec's media leader," BCE's CEO George Cope said in a statement. "Bell is gaining a well-seasoned national Astral ...
Happy days for lawyers: M&A is back
Christinne MuschiBell Canada Enterprises (BCE) president and chief executive officer George Cope (L) and Ian Greenberg (R), president and chief executive officer of Astral Media Inc., speak at a news conference in Montreal, March 16, 2012.
5 reasons Shaw should buy Corus
Shares of Corus Entertainment Inc. spiked 7.5% on Friday after BCE Inc.'s bid for Astral Media Inc. had investors speculating about who might be the next media takeover candidate.