Cable & Telecom

Eastlink Wireless marks year one

HALIFAX – Eastlink Wireless turned one this month and seems poised to continue its ambitious rollout.Currently available in Nova Scotia and PEI, Eastlink Wireless launched wireless on Valentine’s Day in 2013 after investing close to $200 million in building an LTE network, in addition to $25 million spent on wireless spectrum in 2008.  It has just spent more than $20 million on 700 MHz wireless spectrum in Nova Scotia and PEI, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Northern Ontario, areas where it currently has cable/home phone/broadband customers.To date, it has sought to differentiate itself from competitors through tactics that include eliminating roaming fees...

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.