Media Advisory - CRTC Media Lock-Up - Decision on BCE's acquisition of Astral

Media Advisory - CRTC Media Lock-Up - Decision on BCE's acquisition of Astral 
DATE:    27 June 2013 
TIME:    2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT 
WHERE:   CRTC Central Office 
     1 Promenade du Portage, Les Terrasses de la Chaudière 
     Central Building, Gatineau, Quebec 
OTTAWA-GATINEAU, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - On June 27, 2013, a media lock-up will 
be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00p.m. at the Canadian Radio-television and 
Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for the decision on an application by 
Astral to change the effective control of its broadcasting undertakings to BCE 
Inc. 
The Chairman of the CRTC will address the media and answer questions shortly 
after 4 p.m. 
Any parties interested in attending the lock-up are asked to contact the Media 
Relations department at 819-997-9403 or communications@crtc.gc.ca by June 27 
at 11:00 a.m. Parties are asked to specify if they intend to bring a video 
camera. Due to space constraints, only one reporter is allowed per news 
organization. They will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement upon 
arrival. 
No one will be permitted to leave the lock-up before 4:00 p.m. Cellphones, 
smartphones, wireless handheld devices (e.g. BlackBerry), 3G tablets (e.g. 
iPad), pagers, etc. must be left with the CRTC staff in the room. Owners of 
laptops and Wi-Fi only tablets must disable wireless capabilities prior to 
arriving at the CRTC. Telephone lines and Internet access will be available at 
the end of the lock-up. 
The decision will be posted on the CRTC website www.crtc.gc.ca at 4:00p.m. 
on 27 June 2013. 
The CRTC 
The CRTC is an administrative tribunal that regulates and supervises 
broadcasting and telecommunications in Canada. 
Media Relations: communications@crtc.gc.ca Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245 
General Inquiries: Tel: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218 
Toll-free # 1-877-249-CRTC (2782) 
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/rapidsccm/register.asp?lang=e 
SOURCE: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 
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CO: Government of Canada
ST: Quebec
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