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Press Releases - 2012 January 03

NEW YEAR - NEW RADIO FORMAT

CANADIAN DEBUT OF COMEDY RADIO IN LONDON, ONTARIO

Oldies 1410 (CKSL), an Astral Radio property, became FUNNY 1410 on New Year's Day 2012. Canada's first all comedy station featuring the biggest names in stand up from Canada and around the world. Fast moving and topical, it is patterned after a comedy club approach (Press Release). "Our goal is to deliver a laugh a minute, and we'll be able to do this, 24/7! We will provide great content through the airwaves, as well as online with the launch of www.funny1410.ca. We are delighted that this new brand will enable advertisers to explore new creative paths" - Tom Cooke, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Astral Radio London.

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Press Releases - 2011 December 19

ASTRAL RADIO SET TO ACQUIRE SHORE FM IN VANCOUVER

CRTC AUTHORIZES PURCHASE TO BE COMPLETED IN EARLY 2012

Astral Radio - Press Release
"With the acquisition of Shore FM, Astral will add a new radio station to its media portfolio, comprising of Virgin Radio 95.3 and AM 650, a nine-face digital outdoor advertising network, as well as a number of specialty and pay-television services."  A complete slate of targeted media properties to reach Vancouver consumers.  

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Press Releases - 2011 October 04

ASTRAL RADIO TO GUARANTEE 95% GRP DELIVERY IN PPM MARKETS

AND... OFFERS A NEW 'FLEXIBLE' CANCELLATION POLICY

 Video launch of the Astral Radio exclusive offer to advertisers: Accountability - Confidence - Leadership - Partnership. 
"Trust - of our clients and in our product - is paramount at Astral Radio. Our objective is to deliver results. You have our word on it!"
Press Release.

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Press Releases - 2011 September 10

"THE SECRET HISTORY OF ROCK WITH ALAN CROSS"

NEW CONTENT PARTNERSHIP WITH ORBYT MEDIA

Press release announcement of the return of Alan Cross to the airwaves with a brand new 2-hour weekly show accompagnied by a 50-second daily feature. The SECRET HISTORY OF ROCK WITH ALAN CROSS is a music flow program focusing on the alternative movement spanning the 70's, 80's and 90's; written and hosted by the 'Godfather of Modern Rock' - an icon in the music and broadcasting industry. The program debuts October 11th on boom 97.3 in Toronto and radio stations across Canada. Read more

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Press Releases - 2011 August 18

ALL THE MUSIC. ONE COLOUR. ROUGE FM

ASTRAL RADIO REBRANDS THE ROCK DETENTE NETWORK

Revitalized image for the radio network of nine stations across the province of Quebec known for 20 years as Rock Detente. ROUGE fm reflects the music-oriented content wanted by its target listeners; Females 35-44. 'Rouge/ Red because red is synonymous with vitality, love and passion, which are the values we represent : Authenticity / Vitality / Escape / Connection.' 
Official Press Release and link to view the online announcement of the 4pm launch by Mario Cecchini, Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, and Chloe Boissonnault, Senior Director, Communications & Marketing at Astral Radio.

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Tags : ROUGE fm, Quebec