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BCE earnings rise post-Astral Media purchase

Wireless phone revenue remains the big earnings driver, but the Bell Media division posted higher overall revenues.

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BCE first quarter earnings, revenues up

Contributions from its Astral Media assets helped boost the bottom line at the Bell Media division.

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New CRTC application for Astral Media takeover goes public in weeks

Astral Media CEO Ian Greenberg (pictured) said the second go-around for BCE will include a “large” tangible benefits package to support Canadian content.

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Bell Media: more LPIF dollars, or local TV stations will close

The multi-media giant told the CRTC to extend the industry fund for another two years, but give Bell Media small market stations a greater share of the industry subsidy.

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George Cope: Astral deal helps BCE bulk up in Quebec

Astral CEO Ian Greenberg said the phone giant was chosen to buy his family-controlled media empire in part to preserve as much of his 2,800-strong workforce as possible.