Cable & Telecom

BlackBerrys running again

WATERLOO – Millions of BlackBerry users stared forlornly at their wireless devices Monday wondering if a) they’ve been fired; b) that no one loves them enough to send an e-mail any more; c) that their “IT department messed up again”; d) the end of the world was coming. Actually, BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion suffered through an afternoon-long server glitch that cut off e-mail service to millions in North America on Monday. While SMS and phone functionality was intact, the “infernal buzzing gadget” as we call ours here, went mercifully silent for most yesterday after lunch. In a note to...

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.