Cable & Telecom

CTS 2020: Sparks fly (and ideas abound) during the Regulatory Blockbuster

And why there’s much more to rural connectivity than funding By Lynn Greiner AN ADDITIONAL $1.75 BILLION for rural broadband, which the federal government announced this month, is certainly a good step, albeit delayed, in the right direction. But, it’s not enough. "It's not a silver bullet," said Telus vice-president telecom policy and chief regulatory legal counsel Stephen Schmidt during the Canadian Telecom Summit’s annual Regulatory Blockbuster session on Wednesday. “It won't work on its own… In our view, complementary spectrum policy reform is an essential companion piece that will ensure that the networks that get built with or without...

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.