CRTC Sets Astral-Standard Hearing For August 27
June 22, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
The CRTC has set AUGUST 27 for the public hearing on the proposed sale of STANDARD RADIO to ASTRAL MEDIA. The meeting will take place in GATINEAU, QC at 9:30a ET. The meeting will address the deal's effect on programming, the proposed benefits package connected to the deal, and the sale price.
Comments on the deal, which would transfer STANDARD's 52 radio and two TV stations plus retransmitters and digital stations to ASTRAL (which would end up with 81 radio and two TV stations), are due by JULY 26.