Cable & Telecom

COMMENTARY: When it comes to telecom regs, one size does not fit all

DEREGULATING LOCAL PHONE in major urban centres in 2007 seems to me to be the right thing to do. "The idea that somehow the cable guys are at a disadvantage to the telcos has not been proven so far in the entry of the cable industry in local voice," Lawson Hunter, Bell's chief corporate officer said to me Wednesday. I agree with him. To a point. Setting aside the unprecedented use of the provision in the Telecom Act that let's the government issue policy directives to the CRTC (until 2006, it just hadn't been done), it's time to let the...

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.