Cable & Telecom

Bell wraps up MTS takeover; new entity launches under Dan McKeen

MONTREAL and WINNIPEG – Former Eastlink and Bell Aliant exec Dan McKeen will lead the new Bell MTS, the company said Friday as BCE officially completed its acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services.After receiving all final approvals last month, the $3.9 billion deal sees Bell gain approximately 710,000 wireless, Internet and IPTV customers in Manitoba, a 5% lift in its total broadband service subscribers.  The merged company also has over 470,000 total Bell and MTS wireless subscribers in the province. Bell MTS reiterated its pledge to roll out a five-year, $1 billion broadband network expansion plan for Manitoba's cities, traffic corridors, rural locations 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.