Cable & Telecom

Canadian MVNO has 14 million active users, just not here

Textnow is the largest free phone provider in the United States By Greg O'Brien WATERLOO, Ont. – How is it that a Canadian company has seen tremendous success as a mobile virtual network operator? Simple. While they’d love to grow in Canada, the company has instead penetrated the much larger, more competitive, American market. Waterloo’s textnow was founded in 2009 by CEO Derek Ting (not to be confused with Ting Mobile, another successful Canadian MVNO doing great business in the U.S. and is owned by Toronto’s Tucows) and Jon Lerner who wanted to see everyone have access to mobile technology...

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.