Cable & Telecom

3500 MHz Spectrum auction won’t be delayed (updated)

OTTAWA – Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, said today in a letter the 3500 MHz spectrum auction scheduled for June 15th will not be delayed. Several companies and organizations had asked for a delay in the auction so that they could reconsider applying, since the CRTC changed its wireless policies just days after the auction application deadline and if they knew then what they know now, they might have applied. The mid-band spectrum is considered crucial to the roll out of next generation 5G networks. The minister’s short letter addressed to Distributel CEO Matt Stein, reads as...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.