Cogeco Diffusion, one of Québec’s largest radio broadcasters, is a subsidiary of COGECO Inc., a diversified communications company with subordinate voting shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CGO).
Cogeco Diffusion operates thirteen (13) radio stations across Québec: Rythme FM, CKOI FM, 98,5 fm, 92,5 The Beat
and Radio Circulation 730 AM in Montréal; FM 93 and 102,9 FM in Québec City; 104,7 fm in Gatineau; CIME FM in Saint-Jérôme; Rythme FM and 107,7 fm in Sherbrooke as well as Rythme FM and 106,9 fm in Trois-Rivières. Cogeco Diffusion also operates Cogeco News, one of Québec’s largest news agencies, feeding 24 affiliate, independent and community radio stations and Métromédia, an advertising representation house specialized in the public transit sector.
Additional information is available at www.cogecodiffusion.com
With thirteen (13) radio stations and a news agency, Cogeco Diffusion has something for every listener in Québec.
The Rythme FM network operates Montréal’s flagship station that continues to lead in the BBM ratings, as well as Trois-Rivières’ 100.1 and Sherbrooke’s 93.7. On the air across Québec, the Rythme FM network primarily targets women between 25 and 54 with a pop music format that offers the greatest musical variety on the market. Featuring hosts popular throughout the province, its programming lineup forms the backbone for the entire network. Well-known local hosts enrich the lineup with regional content.
Radio Circulation 730, on the AM band, is solely dedicated to traffic and road works in the Greater Montreal area. It clearly meets a need for all road users.
In Québec City, 102.9 FM leads in the ratings. Its unique sound caters to adults aged 25 to 54 and makes it the most tuned-in station in town. Also in Québec City, FM 93 broadcasts news and opinions for men and women between 25 and 54 who favour rock. The station highlights events in and around the national capital.
Together with 98.5 FM in Montréal , Québec City’s FM 93, the Mauricie region’s 106.9 FM, 107.7 FM in Estrie and 104.7 FM in the Outaouais are all part of the largest private talk radio network in Québec. By delivering more information, opinions and commentary, these stations will be better able to meet the needs of the communities they serve. Montréal’s CKOI FM is the young adult station of choice.
CIME is La radio des Laurentides. Its contemporary music format and deep community roots make it Number 1 in its market.
92.5 The Beat is the group's only English-language station. Skilfully positioned, 92.5 The Beat plays a wide range of music for female listeners aged 25 to 54 in Montréal. Proud of its Number 2 spot in the ratings, 92.5 The Beat is Rythme FM’s window on anglophone Montréal.
Cogeco News agency
Cogeco News Agency is the information provider for all of the stations operated by Cogeco Diffusion and has also established strategic relationships to provide many other radio stations with national and international news. Cogeco News is heard throughout most of Québec.
Groupe Force Radio Inc.
Groupe Force Radio, owned by Cogeco Diffusion, provides access to a powerful network comprising some of Québec’s top-performing, most complementary and most diverse radio stations. They include the stations owned by Cogeco Diffusion, those belonging to Leclerc Communication and Attraction Média, as well as CBC/Radio-Canada’s French-language commercial radio stations. Groupe Force Radio also offers access to a network of websites linked to the radio stations it represents, and offers clients integrated sales service, with access to a full multidisciplinary team that provides advertising counselling, media research and creative resources.
Please visit forceradio.ca (in French only)
Cogeco Créa Mix
Créa Mix is a business unit providing single-window access to the various media properties of Cogeco Diffusion and its subsidiaries. Leveraging Cogeco Force Radio and its 18 stations in Québec, a network of websites, and the 30,000 out-of-home advertising spaces of the Cogeco Métromédia network, Créa Mix builds custom and turnkey marketing plans that capture consumer attention while meshing perfectly with advertiser objectives.
Please visit Cogeco Créa Mix