Cable & Telecom

Mandated MVNOs “bad for Canadians,” says Shaw

CALGARY – Shaw Communications CEO Brad Shaw today affirmed his company’s stance against the federal government’s and CRTC’s desire to see new, non facilities-based wireless competition in Canada.In February, as readers will recall, the CRTC launched a new review into the wireless market and noted its view was to mandate mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs – or third party carriers who lease space on incumbent networks) to operate in Canada since few have launched under the existing regs. Those who would like to launch an MVNO in Canada have said the wholesale rates proposed by the existing wireless operators make...

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.