Cable & Telecom

Vonage offers senior discounts

MISSISSAUGA – As more and more of the 50-plus crowd go on line (and there's good broadband growth in this market), they'll be hearing about cheap phone service.To take advantage,... Continue Reading

MTS pushes deeper into rural communities

WINNIPEG – Rural Manitobans will see high speed Internet and wireless improvements throughout 2006, Manitoba Telecom Services has announced. The company announced plans to expand its digital wireless coverage along... Continue Reading

Shaw sees eight-fold income increase

CALGARY – With voice customers growing at a good clip, Shaw Communications Thursday announced net income of $45.8 million in the second quarter, compared to net income of $5.7 million... Continue Reading

Shaw looking at network PVR

CALGARY – Shaw Communications president Peter Bissonnette said Thursday that the cable division is looking at launching network digital video recording service. The service would make personal video recording (PVR)... Continue Reading

Consumers put MM mobiles on mute

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – While the number of cellular phones with multimedia capability will double in the next two years, this capability is still not generating much consumer enthusiasm, reports research... Continue Reading

Beck joins Telesat

OTTAWA – The CCTA's former vice-president, technology has joined Telesat. Michele Beck started March 27 as the satellite company's director, network engineering, business development. She is overseeing the engineering division... Continue Reading

SaskTel takes profit hit

REGINA – Provincial Crown Corporation SaskTel this week reported 2005 net income of $64.4 million, about $30 million less than 2004.Overall operating revenues were $982 million and the profit hit... Continue Reading

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.