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Bell to divest 12 Astral channels under Competition Bureau deal

News | 03/04/2013 11:35 pm EST

BCE Inc.’s agreement with the Competition Bureau to sell off 12 pay and specialty channels as part of its proposed $3.38-billion acquisition of Astral Media Inc. is a “big step forward” for the deal, Mirko Bibic, Bell’s chief legal and regulatory officer, said in a television interview. 

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