Cable & Telecom

ANALYSIS: No, Musk isn’t coming to the rural broadband rescue

By Timo Vainionpää THE TELECOM PRESS in Canada during the past week has been gushing over the news Elon Musk and his company SpaceX has visions of coming here to provide super-fast Internet service to rural and remote Canadians via his Starlink LEO (low Earth orbit) satellite constellation. Let’s please take a step back. Pause. Take a deep breath. This is not imminent. It may never happen. In fact, it probably will never happen. First, SpaceX only applied for a BITS licence (Basic International Telecom Service). My company AurorA has a BITS licence (in fact I believe AurorA had the...

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.