Cable & Telecom

BlackBerry gets a security blanket from U.S. Dept. of Defense

WATERLOO, ON – After a disappointing $84 million loss in its first quarter and another round of layoffs last month, BlackBerry was able to announce a bit of good news today, saying it has been granted permission by the U.S. Defense Information System Agency to operate its BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 smartphones on Department of Defense networks. BlackBerry’s smartphones, along with its BlackBerry Enterprise Service, received an “authority to operate” (ATO) designation, which is an important step in the DoD’s security certification process because it means that the BB10 smartphones meet strict security requirements. The company said it is the...

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.