Bell Media

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Bell Media is the mass media subsidiary of Bell Canada. Its operations include television broadcasting and production (including the CTV and A television networks), radio broadcasting (through Bell Media Radio), Digital Media, and Internet properties. The company in its current form was originally established as Bell Globemedia by Bell Canada and the Thomson family in 2001 combining CTV Inc., which Bell had acquired the previous year, and the operations of the Thomsons' The Globe and Mail. Bell sold the majority of its interest in 2006 (at which point the company was renamed CTV globemedia), but re-acquired the entire company, excluding the Globe, in 2011. In addition, Bell Media owns television/radio production studios and websites associated with all of the above properties, as well as the Internet portal previously operated through Bell Canada


Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media entertains, informs and inspires Canadians. Bell Media owns 28 conventional stations, including CTV, Canada’s #1 television network and lead broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games, and owns and operates 29 specialty channels, including TSN, Canada’s #1 specialty channel and RDS, Canada’s #1 French-language specialty channel. Bell Media also owns 33 radio stations, dozens of websites including the portal, and Dome Productions. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc., Canada’s largest communications company.

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Bell Media provide Television Cable, Radio Broadcasting, Internet, Pay & Broadcast Networks services. Bell Media Cable service will give Digital TV customers the option to select from these and other programs through an online ordering system, accessible from their Digital Program Guide. ON-DEMAND offers VCR-type functions, such as the ability to pause, rewind live TV....