Cable & Telecom

Canadian writes US Justice department in support Nortel/Avaya deal

TORONTO – Canadian telecom industry insider Jeff Wiener has taken the unusual step of writing to the U.S. Department of Justice to ask them to allow the acquisition of Nortel's enterprise solutions business by Avaya to proceed unobstructed. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice received a letter from the president of St. Louis-based Sotel Systems, a privately-held telecom-equipment reseller, and a verbal complaint from the president of Florida’s Access Communications, asking them to block the proposed deal due to anti- competitive concerns.But according to Wiener, whose company is a business partner of Avaya,...

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.