Cable & Telecom

Inter-carrier MM messaging coming Friday

OTTAWA - Canada's wireless service providers will introduce inter-carrier multimedia message services (MMS) to wireless phone customers across the country on July 1. This is the broadest initiative of its... Continue Reading

Cogeco launches VOIP in Quebec

MONTREAL - Cogeco Cable launched its voice over Internet protocol service in its Quebec territories today. This launch follows the introduction, on June 8, of the same service in the... Continue Reading

MTS TV adds another weapon: VOD

WINNIPEG – Proving again that maybe these telcos are going to get this video thing right after all, Manitoba Telecom Services today announced the addition of video on demand. Just... Continue Reading


CALGARY – When you just want to get away from it all – and take some of it all with you, namely, your television - Star Choice has a system... Continue Reading

BDU revenues grow

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC released its annual look at the financial performance of the broadcast distribution undertaking sector (cable and satellite) today. Using its traditional August 31st year-end the figures... Continue Reading

Decision envy?

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that cable operators in the States do not have to open their networks to competitive third party Internet service providers if they... 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.