Cable & Telecom

Cogeco pushes new platform launch to new year

MONTREAL – When Cogeco Connexion announced in 2018 its next generation video platform would come via MediaKind’s MediaFirst TV Platform, it said the new product would be in the market by the end of 2019. While it is currently being tested in employee and other friendly homes, the company won’t be taking it to its Ontario and Quebec customers until sometime in the first quarter of 2020, a spokesperson told Cartt.ca this week. “We’re getting ready to launch it progressively in 2020,” said Marie-Hélène Labrie, the company’s senior vice-president of public affairs and communications in an interview. Once launched, the...