Cable & Telecom

ANALYSIS: Wireless carriers should have seen this coming — and the fallout may hurt

Massive demand for more data, lower prices, as incumbents respond to Freedom with sales of their own and are overwhelmed with responseMILLIONS OF CANADIANS constantly exceed their data limits, so it’s no wonder the wireless carriers’ sale exploded this weekend.Canadians lined up (in stores, online and on the phones) in droves as thousands of them attempted to opt into a 10Gb for $60/month sale on offer Saturday through Monday from Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin, Telus and Koodo in BC, Alberta and Ontario. The sale price was available to existing customers who already have devices.However, social media was ablaze Sunday and...

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.