Cable & Telecom

Canadians want no favourites played in 700 MHz auction, says new survey

OTTAWA – A survey released Wednesday morning by Nanos Research, commissioned by Telus and Bell, says a clear majority of Canadians (81%) believe that neither foreign? nor Canadian-?owned telecommunications companies should be favoured in the upcoming 700 MHz wireless spectrum auction. “If the government were to create an advantage in the marketplace in any industry, respondents prefer that the government favour Canadian (70%) over foreign?owned companies. Only 2% prefer that foreign?owned companies be given an advantage,” reads the Nanos press release. Respondents are clearly more likely to think that Canadian companies would do a better job at creating jobs, investing...

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.