Cable & Telecom

Iristel bolsters wireless rollout with TDE acquisition

RIMOUSKI, QC – Iristel is buying digital mobile radio operator Télécommunications de l’Est (TDE) in a move designed to hasten its expansion plans in Quebec.  Financial terms of the acquisition were not publicly disclosed.Iristel president and CEO Samer Bishay said that TDE's infrastructure will be used to help expand the launch of the company’s wireless service, and that its NOMAD digital radio system technology will be used by Iristel-owned mobile network operator Ice Wireless in the Arctic.“TDE owns a lot of valuable infrastructure in North East Quebec, much of it overlapping the serving area of I-Mobileca and its spectrum,” said...

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.