Cable & Telecom

ISED wants study on telecom reliability in other jurisdictions

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – Innovation Canada is searching for a contractor to examine what other jurisdictions do or wish to do in cases where telecommunications services are threatened by hazards. The department on Friday released a contract opportunity, bids for which will close on December 5, that seeks to “evaluate the regulatory, policy, guidelines and compliance measures for telecommunications reliability from all-hazards implemented or under consideration in other similar jurisdictions to make recommendations that are suitable for the Canadian telecommunications environment,” according to a description of the requirement. The department has already extended invites to bid on the contract,...

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.