TITLE

ComStar Buys FamilyNet

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbons, Kent
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Multichannel News;12/14/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the purchase of Comstar Media Fund LP to several companies including FamilyNet Television, FamilyNet Radio and AmericanLife Network in the U.S. According to the company AmericanLife has 12 million subscribers, FamilyNet 26 million homes, 10 million cable operators and 16 million broadcast affiliates, and FamilyNet Radio 11 million. Chris Wyatt, chief executive officer, says that the money is from high-net-worth individuals who want their money to be in a good market .
ACCESSION #
47196991

 

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