Cable & Telecom

BlackBerry scholarship program to help more women pursue science and tech careers

WATERLOO, ON – BlackBerry yesterday unveiled a new scholarship program the company hopes will inspire more women to enter and develop careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  The BlackBerry scholars program will provide full, four-year tuition scholarships to women from around the world who are pursuing STEM-oriented degrees at accredited colleges and universities with a particular interest or aptitude in the area of mobile computing.  While women make up 55% of BlackBerry’s customer base, they’re not as well represented in the IT industry. Only 8.6% of women graduate with computer engineering, despite the fact that significantly...

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.