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Press Releases - 2013 September 30

TSN RADIO HITS THE AIR IN OTTAWA AND EDMONTON

NOW MAKING TSN RADIO AVAILABLE IN FIVE CANADIAN MARKETS

The Evolution of Sports Radio. TSN 1200 in Ottawa and TSN 1260 in Edmonton made their debut just before the launch of the 2013-14 NHL season on Monday. The two former 'TEAM' sports stations join existing TSN Radio branded local radio stations in Toronto (AM 1050), Montreal (AM 690) and Winnipeg (AM 1290). Access TSN article.

With TSN's roster of sports insiders, experts and analysts comes extended local coverage for huge sports markets. TSN 1200 Ottawa features 12 hours of Ottawa-focused weekday programming from 6am-6pm as well as play-by-play coverage of the Sens and Ottawa 67's hockey. Edmonton's Sports Leader is local from 6am to midnight with ESPN Radio programming overnight. TSN Mobile apps available for all TSN RADIO stations.

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Press Releases - 2013 September 12

ALL COMEDY, ALL THE TIME WITH FUNNY 1060AM

CALGARY'S CLASSIC COUNTRY FLIPS TO STANDUP COMEDY 24/7

Calgary Commuters can now laugh to and from work by tuning to the hilarious new radio format that promises 24/7 standup comedy, including Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres, George Carlin, Chris Rock, Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, and Dennis Miller. FUNNY 1060AM kicks off its side-splitting programming with the help from legendary funny man Tracy Morgan of 30 Rock fame, who will be performing five exclusive performances at The Laugh Shop.

"Our goal is to deliver a laugh a minute, and we'll be able to do this every minute of every day!" said Ross MacLeod, Brand Director, Bell Media Radio Calgary. "In between non-stop laughs, Funny 1060AM will offer live weather and traffic updates to help make the commute smooth for our listeners. We are excited to give Calgary something truly unique on the dial, and look forward to becoming Calgary's go-to station for the best stand-up performances from around the world. Hell, we might just become Calgary's second favourite radio station."

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Industry - 2013 July 02

TRANSACTION TO UNITE ASTRAL AND BELL MEDIA MOVING FORWARD

JUNE 28, 2013 - BCE NEWS RELEASE

      

     Direct link to BCE News Release 


 

 

  • Good news for consumers and creators as Bell Media readies significant new investment in Canadian content.
  • Revitalizes competition in Canadian broadcasting, especially in Québec, meaning more content and delivery choices for consumers.
  • TSN Radio 690 will continue to serve the passionate sports fans of Montréal.
  • Bell's all-cash acquisition of Astral to close on July 5, 2013.

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Press Releases - 2013 April 16

ASTRAL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

ONE GIANT TOOLBOX

Download our new B2B app and you could end up at the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity! The contest to win an all-expense paid trip runs from now until May 10th, 2013. Aggregating news from Astral's various business units, its many features include client case studies, an events calendar, tons of information & tools to keep you in the know.

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Industry - 2013 March 05

AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR CLIENTS

BELL-ASTRAL TRANSACTION

An Open Letter to our clients regarding the announcement of the Competition Bureau's approval of the Bell-Astral transaction.

Mario Cecchini, Senior Vice President
Sales and Marketing
Astral Radio

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