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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)
'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.
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 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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Vid�otron puts stock in set-top box
Vid�otron Lt�e has unveiled a new weapon in the increasingly fierce fight for Quebec television viewers - a cable box that makes it easier for viewers to find their favourite shows.
Rivals Bell and Telus spend $3-billion in very different ways  Macleans.ca
The mystery woman behind the blockbuster MLSE deal
Cute or not, there were still hurdles to surmount, not the least of which were: (a) the duo was bidding significantly below what Teachers' considered to be the value of its stake, and (b) BCE and Rogers still had to strike a final deal with Tanenbaum ...