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Bell Media invests in Hubub discussion website

Media | 10/01/2014 4:21 pm EDT

BCE Inc.'s Bell Media said Wednesday it has invested $5 million in cash in Hubub Inc., and made commitments for millions of dollars more, to develop and promote the company's website and application that facilitates online discussions. Bell Media said in a press release the investment has given it an equity stake in Hubub and the exclusive rights to monetize the company's service in Canada. It said its broadcasting brands, such as CTV, TSN and The Movie Network, would create and promote "hububs," which it described as "personal interest channels" that...