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Hollywood Suite Promotes Julie Kumaria To Senior Director of Marketing

By Dave Forde / May 20, 2014

Julie Kumaria was recently promoted at the Hollywood Suite to the role of Senior Director of Marketing from Director of Marketing, heading up all marketing efforts to the entertainment company. Previously she was an Affiliate Marketing Manager at Astral Television Networks; Senior Director, Affiliate & Content Distribution at Insight Sports as well she held the […]


Competition Bureau Green Light's Bell Media's Acquisition Of Astral

By Dave Forde / March 5, 2013

As their look to have their acquisition approved by necessary government bodies, the Competition Bureau has approved the deal that would allow Bell Media to acquire Astral. The deal has previously been shot down by the CRTC, and rivals Rogers and TELUS have been doing everything they can to make sure it does not go through,


App That: Astral Radio Launch New Blackberry 10 App

By Dave Forde / February 6, 2013

Astral Radio announced it is embracing the new Blackberry 10 platform, the BlackBerry Astral Radio apps allows you to listen live and wherever you are to all 84 Astral Radio stations, including Virgin Radio, NRJ, boom, The BEAR, EZ Rock, Rouge fm, Sun FM, Newstalk, CHOM, CJAY, Funny, CJAD, and all others.


CRTC Shuts Down BCE's Plan To Buy Astral

By Dave Forde / October 19, 2012

Well after the last few months of speculations and a huge about of public out cries, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has denied BCE’s application to acquire control of Astral Media’s television and radio services because i


Downtown Montréal Gets Digital Column Network Powered By Astral Out-of-Home

By Dave Forde / September 12, 2012

Astral Out-of-Home has brought a new first to downtown Montreal, as the media company has installed their Digital Columns Network. The network consists of 30 columns installed at the hub of urban activities, bordered by Atwater Avenue to the west, René-Lévesque Boulevard to the south, Sherbrooke Street to the north, and St. Denis Street to the east.