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Bell Canada gets green light to buy Quebec's network V

Monday 6 April 2020 | 09:13 CET | News
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has given its green light to the acquisition by Bell Canada of TV television network V, rejecting's Quebecor call for the regulator to block the transaction. The approval is conditional: Bell Canada must guarantee adequate levels of investment in local programming for seven years, and original French-language Canadian programming until end 2022. The regulator noted that Bell has committed to maintaining a corporate presence in Quebec. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Bell Canada / CRTC / Quebecor
Countries: Canada
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