Cable & Telecom

Industry ministers sets out “expectations” for Freedom Mobile sale

“I think they’d better listen,” minister says OTTAWA – Industry minister François-Philippe Champagne today announced the terms he wants to see in place as he considers whether to approve a deal between Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications and Quebecor, which would see Shaw’s Freedom Mobile sold to Quebecor subsidiary Videotron in an attempt to alleviate concerns about the impact of the merger of Rogers and Shaw on wireless competition in Canada. The minister, stating he is officially denying the request by Rogers to acquire Shaw’s spectrum licences, announced “the lens” through which he is considering the proposal for Videotron to acquire...

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.