Cable & Telecom

Cogeco may buy into Portugal, says report

MONTREAL – Cogeco Cable is interested in buying into the Portuguese cable market, reports a newspaper there. The Telecom Paper, (subscription required) a trade journal out of the Netherlands, says Portuguese business daily newspaper Jornal de Negócios reported last week that Cogeco is preparing a bid to purchase Portuguese cable operator Cabovisao.Cabovisao, as some in the industry may know, is the primary asset of Cable Satisfaction International Inc., a cable company based in Montreal and launched by some former Videotron executives, that owned cable operations in Portugal and the Caribbean. CSII entered bankruptcy protection in 2003. The Telecom Paper report...