/R E P E A T -- 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
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 email@example.com 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
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 is an administrative tribunal that regulates and supervises
broadcasting and telecommunications in Canada.
Media Relations: firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
SOURCE: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
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