Cable & Telecom

Five arrests, one conviction, on illegal satellite front. End-users warned

SAINT JEROME - Five men from the Laurentian region have been charged with fraud and theft of satellite signals. These charges, laid in Saint Jerome, Quebec (just north of Montreal) follow an investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) "which carried out a major cyberundercover operation to put an end to the illegal activities of a criminal organization involved in the Internet sale of cards used to pirate satellite signals," says the police force. This operation named Capricorne was a joint investigation by the RCMP Laurentides-Lanaudière-Outaouais Detachment officers, and Canada Post and Industry Canada investigators. The project originated from...

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.