Cable & Telecom

International wireless alliance, including Rogers and Wind’s owner, co-operating on global M2M push

TORONTO - Seven world mobile operators, KPN, NTT Docomo, Rogers Communications, SingTel, Telstra, Vimpelcom (majority owner of Wind in Canada), and Telefónica (through its Telefónica Digital unit) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form an alliance to support a single, global platform that multinational businesses will leverage to enable connected devices in multiple countries. The goal of the global alliance, according to a joint press release, “is to create efficiencies for manufacturers and enhance the end user experience by enabling delivery of a global product with a single SIM, eliminating roaming costs in the countries of participating operators....

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.