Cable & Telecom

Frank wants to make the cheap phone good

Canadian newcomer aims to disrupt smartphone marketOTTAWA – This might be considered the unofficial mantra for Frank Technologies, the brash upstart that kicks off a crowd source funding campaign today (Tuesday) to secure upwards of $250,000, money it needs to begin mass production of a new smartphone, dubbed Frank.The Ottawa-based company, which likes to drop the f-bomb in its marketing collateral and uses other colourful language to describe its quest to disrupt the smartphone market, has developed a mid-range smartphone that it plans to sell for $180. Fahd Alhattab, chief executive at Frank Technologies, tells in an interview that...

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.