Cable & Telecom

HDNet goes live in Canada

TORONTO – Two of Canada’s big cable companies must think HDNet is a winner. Both Rogers Cable Communications and Bell ExpressVu began courting the U.S. all-high definition channel in June, when the CRTC added HDNet to the list of approved satellite services. On Tuesday, after a summer of rate haggling, HDNet announced it’s signed on with both. In a statement, Mark Cuban, HDNet’s Chairman and co-founder as well as being owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, expressed delight with the deal with Rogers. Then in a second statement, he expressed the same measure of delight in being ExpressVu’s partner. The...

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.