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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
Broadcast rights to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia and the 2016 Summer Games in Brazil are up for grabs after the International Olympic Committee rejected two “lowball” bids by a Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Bell Astral Media Deal: BCE Purchases Media Company For $3.38 Billion
The deal, subject to regulatory approval, includes a $150-million breakup fee in case the deal does not go through with the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission.
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.