Cable & Telecom

Lawyer-launched mobile app bypasses wireless charges

THIS IS THE STORY of a Canadian telecom lawyer who got so fed up with paying wireless roaming and long distance charges that he decided to do something about it. One year later, zerofone was born.Zerofone is a free app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that allows callers to bypass their wireless company’s voice network to use WiFi or a 3G mobile data connection to make and receive phone calls.  The calls don’t count against a users’ wireless plan, do not require switching phones or carriers, and are simple to make. And, they can shave a lot of money off 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.