Cable & Telecom

Bell Aliant, Ontera sale pushed back to October

TIMMINS, ON – The proposed sale of Ontera to Bell Aliant has been pushed back to October, prompting speculation that a review by the Competition Bureau could kill the deal entirely.According to a report by the North Bay Nugget, politicians, municipal leaders and Ontario Northland Transportion Commission unions have filed complaints with the Bureau, raising concerns the Ontera sale will create a monopoly of telecommunication services in portions of Northeastern Ontario which in turn would impact the cost and level of service for customers.  About half of the 125 jobs at Ontera would also be lost within the two years of...

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.