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BCE Inc. purchases Astral Media, expect much more premium mobile TMN and ...
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.
BCE Relies Again On A Convergence Strategy  Seeking Alpha
Bell snaps up Astral Media for $3.38-billion  Financial Post (blog)
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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.
Qu�bec innovation and investment: Bell turns on broadband Fibe network ...  Canada NewsWire (press release)
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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.
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'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.
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Astral executives to get big payout if BCE deal goes through
BCE Inc. could spend at least $21-million on severance pay for five Astral Media executives if the company's deal for the broadcaster closes as expected in April.
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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 ...
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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.
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.
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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.
Advising on BCE's blockbuster $3.3 billion bid for Astral
With the ink still fresh on the proposed blockbuster $3.38-billion bid by BCE Inc. for Astral Media Inc., attention is now focused on regulatory approval for the deal that would create the largest media enterprise in Canada.
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