Media Video: How much of a competition threat is Bell's Astral deal? Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Aug. 23 2012, 6:10 PM EDT Last updated Friday, Aug. 24 2012, 10:15 AM EDT The Globe's Simon Houpt and Steve Ladurantaye break down the meaning behind an online petition against the takeover -- started by Quebecor, Cogeco and Eastlink -- which has garnered 20,000 signatures Watch More Video: The best of U.K. Christmas ads: Sweet, sappy and controversial OPEC will ride out weak prices Why oil prices are set to slide even further Some retailers, workers bucking trend of Thanksgiving shopping Greece paralysed by strikes Oil slumps as hope of OPEC cut fades How to find a good financial planner Market Call Tonight: Top picks from ScotiaMcLeod’s Greg Newman Bull vs. Bear: Is it time to roll the dice on oil stocks? The holiday hustle: getting shoppers in-store Will lack of funds hurt EU growth plan? Holiday firm Thomas Cook hit by shock CEO exit Deere cuts profit outlook as farmers buy fewer tractors South Korean shoppers keeping wallets closed Russian chill in Europe's ski resorts Who will be my executor and power of attorney? Help wanted: Skilled trades workers and (real) cowboys Buy American… in Canada? Talking Management Video: Why communication is key for virtual teams Five years after the auto bailout: Where did the money go? Comments AA More Related to this Story Cable firms call on consumers to foil BCE bid Telecom Video: Consumers to have more control over cable TV costs Video: What does Bell's Astral deal mean for consumers?