Cable & Telecom

babyTel brings voice to social networking communication

MONTREAL – A small Canadian company has Facebook users talking. Literally.babyTel, a Montreal-based VoIP service provider with grown up ambitions, has developed an integrated phone service called ‘Telephone’ for Facebook, allowing its 300 million users the ability to speak live or send voice messages to friends via their Facebook pages.“Social media developed with photos, emails and IM (instant messaging), and we think that the original way to communicate, that being voice, is going to be integral”, babyTEL’s CEO Steve Dorsey told during an interview. “Voice adds a warmer communication option conveying meaning beyond mere words.”The application uses an ‘eggphone’...

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.