Cable & Telecom

Different pathways to next-gen broadband for Bell and MTS

TORONTO - It’s all about broadband, but not everyone is on the same technology page.While George Cope, BCE president and CEO, believes fibre to the home (FTTH) is now “table stakes,” MTS chief executive Jay Forbes argues the cost structure for FTTH isn’t quite there yet and therefore, the company is taking a wait-and-see approach to deploying fibre more deeply within its provincial network.“In its most simplistic form, we’re really building the copper network of the next 100 years with fibre to every premise and we see that as the only way to go,” Cope said during a presentation at...

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.