How a Canadian satellite company helped spawn Caribbean Cable’s Newfie Takeover

WITHOUT CANCOM, THERE MIGHT never have been Columbus Communications. While Whitehorse TV founder Rolf Hougen might find it surprisingly strange that he's the first person mentioned in a story about an aggressive cable and telecom company in the Caribbean, we just have to start way north before heading south. In need of a distant signal provider to beam TV to his fledgling cable operation in the late 1970s, Hougen applied to the Department of Communications for permission to launch a satellite company which would deliver TV not just to the subscribers in Whitehorse (who had to endure a community channel...

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.