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CCSA and Sun News Strike Distribution Agreement(November 18, 2011)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/11 -- CCSA and Sun News are pleased to announce the completion of a distribution agreement to immediately make Sun News available to CCSA member cable companies.
"We look forward to our partnership with Sun News and are pleased to promote this service to the CCSA membership," says Alyson Townsend, CCSA President & CEO. "Sun News will be a welcome addition in the channel line-up of CCSA member companies."
"We're very pleased to have an agreement in place with the CCSA," says Sun News Head of Development Luc Lavoie. "This will make it much easier for countless cable providers across the country to bring our Hard News and Straight Talk to their customers."
The Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) is the voice and vision of Canada's independent cable companies. CCSA connects 100 independent cable operators (its members) and their subscribers with programming and equipment. CCSA ensures clear signals from independent cable operators reach regulators and government. A strong, unified voice has become vital as communications technologies converge.
About Sun News Network
Sun News is Canada's home for hard news and straight talk. Sun News is a category two digital channel launched on April 18, 2011. This channel is a joint venture between two Canadian companies: TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B) and Sun Media Corporation. Both companies are part of Quebecor Media Inc., a subsidiary of Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B), a communications company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. Visit the Sun News website at www.sunnewsnetwork.ca.
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