Cable & Telecom

Mobilicity calls for “spectrum screen” in 700 MHz auction

TORONTO – Mobilicity is encouraging the government to follow the lead of the United States and implement a “spectrum screen” to limit spectrum holdings and hoarding during the pending 700 MHz auction. In a letter sent last week to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Industry Minister Christian Paradis, Mobilicity executive chairman John Bitove detailed the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to apply a spectrum screen in order to help block the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger out of concern that one carrier would hold too much spectrum.  The letter also laid out the differences between such a screen, which ensures a carrier’s holdings...

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.