Cable & Telecom

Bell IPTV “on ice”?

MONTREAL – Astral Media CEO Ian Greenberg said today that Bell Canada has stopped proceeding towards the launch of its much-anticipated Internet protocol-driven terrestrial digital television service. When asked about new platforms like IPTV and how it might impact Astral’s television business, Greenberg said Bell has put its plans to launch the service “on ice.” “And that’s happened in the last two weeks. So I don’t think there’s much to discuss on IPTV,” said Greenberg. He later said the decision was made by Bell just within the past 10 days. Any Bell IPTV service would, of course, carry a number...

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.