Cable & Telecom

Huawei decision will exacerbate existing supply chain problems, small telecom says

Huawei, ZTE say decision not based in reality  By Ahmad Hathout THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S announcement last week to ban the use of equipment from Chinese suppliers Huawei and ZTE in the country’s 4G and 5G networks due to national security risks will make it more difficult for smaller providers to compete against larger players and will cause more problems with equipment orders amid a supply chain crisis, according to the head of one telecom. Samer Bishay, the CEO of Iristel subsidiary Ice Wireless, which operates primarily in the territories and has an equipment deal with Huawei, told that while...

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.