Cable & Telecom

Cope to lead new Bell

MONTREAL – As was expected, Bell Canada’s incoming owners have selected George Cope as the new chief executive officer of the company. Less than a month ago, current CEO Michael Sabia told investors he intended to step down once the sale of the company was complete. According to a memo sent to employees this afternoon, completion of the transaction is expected “toward the end of the first quarter of 2008.”The new investors group led by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners have selected existing president and COO George Cope to be CEO. “I have every...

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.