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Simon Houpt and Steve Ladurantaye (Deborah Baic and Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Simon Houpt and Steve Ladurantaye

(Deborah Baic and Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

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What's next for Bell and Astral? Add to ...

On Thursday BCE Inc.’s $3.4-billion deal for Astral Media was killed by the country’s broadcast regulator, which said the merged mega-company would be impossible to police without imposing “extensive and intrusive safeguards” that would affect every broadcaster in the country.

What's next for the two companies? What impact with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications regulator's decision have on Canada's media landscape and the climate for mergers?

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Earlier, media reporter Steve Ladurantaye and columnist Simon Houpt took your questions in a live discussion.

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