Cable & Telecom

Iristel offers tips to take it easy on the networks

MARKHAM – With an ongoing and unprecedented shift in work from offices to homes, we could see some intermittent quality issues such as fast-busy signals or data interruptions on our telecom networks due to the strain of people working and streaming media in ways and at times they never have before, according to a release from independent carrier Iristel. As the COVID-19 global coronavirus pandemic keeps more and more Canadians home, certain undiscovered network bottlenecks which were just fine when network usage was more typical, may result in calls not getting through and data speeds getting choked. “The surge of...

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.