Bell Media to acquire four FM stations from Larche Communications
Bell Media has signed an agreement to acquire four Ontario FM radio stations from Larche Communications. The stations are 104.1 The Dock in Midland, 92.3 The Dock in Owen Sound, KICX Country in Sudbury and KICX Country in Orillia. Subject to CRTC approval, they will be added to Bell's IHeartRadio Canada division.
"We look forward to welcoming these award-winning stations and their teams to Bell Media and to building on the strong legacies they've created," said Nikki Moffat, president of local radio and TV and senior vice-president of finance at Bell Media. "Each station has loyal listeners and is a strong performer in its market. This acquisition will further strengthen IHeartRadio Canada's cross-country radio network. We are proud to continue to make significant investments in local radio and deliver the highest-quality experience for our listeners on multiple platforms."