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Press Releases - 2013 November 05

GIVING GREAT MUSIC A HOME - ACROSS THE GTA

INDIE88 SIGNAL INCREASE APPROVED BY CRTC

Following the CRTC announcement, Megan Bingley, General Manager of Toronto's newest radio station had this to say "This is the best possible news as we can finally deliver our signal to the countless fans of the station from outside our range who've been contacting us. It will take a few weeks to sort out the technicals and we'll let everyone know when we turn it up to 11!"

Indie88 Program Director Adam Thompson sent out the official tweet: [BIG NEWS!!!] Thank you @CRTCeng for signal increase! Hey, #YYZ - WE'RE GONNA GET LOUDER! bit.ly/19j1R8h to the 9,600+@Indie88Toronto followers. To date, Indie88 has attracted 15,300+ facebook fans, almost double the number since the station officially launched September 3rd, 2013. Indie88; owned and operated by Central Ontario Broadcasting, is proudly represented by Bell Media Radio Sales as part of the national portfolio of Toronto stations. View INDIE88 launch profile.

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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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Tags : Calgary, Comedy Radio

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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Press Releases - 2012 December 11

SEARS GREAT DAY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH

COAST-TO-COAST ASTRAL RADIO PROMOTION

Astral RadioPlus, in conjunction with Sears Canada is unveiling, today, the country's single largest ever radio/retail partnership promotion. Press Release

All of Astral's 84 radio stations across Canada are executing on on-air, online, on-site and mobile program in both official languages, rallying listeners behind Sears National Great Day, on Saturday, December 15, 2012.

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Tags : SEARS, Media Creativity, National Sales