Cable & Telecom

FCC’s Rosenworcel, CRTC’s Scott, share broadband struggles

By Ken Kelley DESPITE BEING SEPARATED by the 49th parallel, both Canada and the United States are facing remarkably similar challenges when it comes to the widespread rollout of broadband internet service. In an online roundtable discussion hosted by the Canadian Chapter of the International Institute of Communications last week, CRTC chair Ian Scott and his American counterpart, Acting FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel, compared notes and observations on what they are seeing in their respective countries. “There was a time before this pandemic when a lot of policymakers thought broadband was just nice to have,” Rosenworcel began, “but those days...

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.