Cable & Telecom

Bell will stop contracting out Wireless Home Internet installations

OTTAWA — Calling it a win for unionized Bell workers, Unifor today announced it received confirmation yesterday from Bell Canada that the company is reversing its policy of contracting out Wireless Home Internet (WHI) installations in Ontario and Quebec. This follows a years-long campaign (which wrote about here, here and here) in which Unifor called for Bell to stop using outside contractors for the rollout of its WHI technology, in what the union termed a form of job erosion. “This long-anticipated move will ensure that WHI installations will continue in-house by unionized workers in the two provinces. The union...

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.