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Kevin Crull to CTVglobemedia as COO

BCE’s embrace of CTVglobemedia has begun with news that Kevin Crull will join the broadcaster as chief operating officer, effective January 1, 2011.

Bell Fibre

Bell launches IPTV offering Fibe TV

Days after it unveiled a $3.2 billion deal for CTV, phone giant Bell Canada on Monday extended its advance into digital video by launching is Internet-based TV offering Fibe TV.

CTV

BCE bids for CTV, Fecan to retire

BCE on Friday proposed paying $1.296 billion to acquire CTV as part of a friendly $3.2 billion takeover deal. That deal, pending regulatory approval, will also see the departure of CTV CEO Ivan Fecan in late 2011, after 17 years at the network helm.

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BCE makes bid for CTV

Playing catch-up with rival carriers Shaw, Quebecor and Telus, BCE on Friday proposed paying $1.296 billion to acquire CTV as part of a friendly $3.2 billion takeover deal.