Cable & Telecom

LG exits mobile phone business

SEOUL — LG Electronics announced Monday it is closing its mobile business unit, saying the winddown of its smartphone manufacturing and sales business is expected to be completed by July 31, although inventory of some phone models may still be available after that. The company says it will provide service support and software updates to customers of existing mobile products for a period of time, varying by region, and it will work collaboratively with suppliers and business partners throughout the closure of the mobile phone business. “LG’s strategic decision to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector will enable the...

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.