Cable & Telecom

Iristel invests in text+

TORONTO – Independent telco Iristel said today is has strengthened ties with California-based text+, a service that lets anyone text, talk and share for free or close to free, by making an investment in the company. Iristel and text+ have a long-standing strategic supplier relationship as Iristel provides phone numbers for text+ in Canada. “The two companies are now further connected through Iristel's undisclosed financial investment in text+. Also, now text+ is the engine that powers Iristel's Sugar Mobile and other OTT ‘over-the-top’ initiatives for the Iristel group of companies,” reads the release. "We support the federal government's commitment to...

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.