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Many Canadians (including a billionaire) see value in wet local loop

TWENTY-FOUR INTERCONNECT points in 16 countries. That's the story of Columbus Communications and New World Network. The other story is the sheer number of Canadians – especially Newfoundlanders – on board running the thing. Of about 600 total employees under the Columbus Communications umbrella, about 40 are Canucks – and many of those in charge are Newfies. CEO Brendan Paddick, part owner John Risley, CFO Max Parsons, Trinidad president John Reid, all seven in charge in Jamaica, including Merit Communications president Richard Pardy – are from The Rock. "There's a whole bunch of ex-Cancom/C1 Cable guys, a bunch of Persona...
 

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.