Canada hears wedding Bell

Kelly, Brendan
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/13/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the deal signed by television business Bell Globemedia Inc. to acquire Chum Ltd., a publicly traded media company, in Toronto, Ontario. The take over, which is worth C$1.7 billion, will give Bell control of two of Canada's three major network. The deal is also believed to have a huge impact on program buying for Canadians in Hollywood since there will only be two major buyers coming to the U.S.


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