Cable & Telecom

CTS 2017: Minister tells the industry prices are too high; but will his announcements make a difference?

TORONTO – ISED Minister Navdeep Bains opened the 2017 Canadian Telecom Summit with a speech outlining a number of new government initiatives, but there was one overarching message that has to burn the ears of the incumbent network providers in attendance who were listening.That is, your prices are far too high.“The bigger barrier is prices, which are especially high for low-usage cellphone plans,” the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister said in his speech to delegates.“I get letters regularly from Canadians who are concerned that they are being priced out of the market,” he added in the speech.“Our government would...

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.