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Rogers acquires Ontario radio stations

Media | 07/13/2017 3:40 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved the acquisition by Rogers Communications Inc.’s media division of Tillsonburg Broadcasting Company Ltd. (TBCL), which operates two English-language stations in the small Ontario town. The deal, which Rogers announced in September, is valued at $4.2 million. It includes the purchase of TBCL’s ownership group, Lamers Holdings Inc., which will continue to own TBCL, the CRTC said in its decision Thursday. TBCL operates the two commercial radio stations CJDL-FM and CKOT-FM in Tillsonburg. But intervenor Byrnes Communications Inc. argued in its May...

Rogers buying two Ontario radio stations

telecom | 09/27/2016 6:04 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. said Monday the company is buying Tillsonburg Broadcasting Company Ltd., which operates the Country 107.3 and Easy 101 radio stations in southwestern Ontario. "Continuing to grow our presence in Southwestern Ontario is a focus for Rogers Radio, and it will be our goal to continue to serve the community and listeners in these markets with the same high level of quality programming,” Julie Adam, senior vice-president of Rogers Radio, said in a press release. “We are strong believers in the future of radio, and this...