Cable & Telecom

LSUC 2014: The fusion of telecom and broadcasting means we need new Acts, not just new regs

OTTAWA – The fact that 700 MHz wireless spectrum (taken back from TV broadcasters in 2011 and sold to wireless companies for $5.3 billion earlier this year) will continue to be used to transmit all sorts of video, shows proof we must look at rewriting the legislation governing the broadcasting industry, according to former CRTC commissioner Suzanne Lamarre.She was speaking Thursday at last week’s Law Society of Upper Canada’s Biennial National Conference on New Developments in Communications Law and Policy held in Ottawa. “The 700 MHz band, formerly designated for over-the-air television… has officially been taken over by wireless services…...

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.