Cable & Telecom

MTS still interested in AWS spectrum as consortium dissolves

TORONTO – Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS Allstream), the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Blackstone Capital Partners announced Thursday they had dissolved the consortium they established in March to bid jointly as a new entrant in the upcoming Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum auction. But as the sole beneficial owner of the numbered company previously registered by the consortium, MTS Allstream still qualifies to bid as a new entrant in the auction. “MTS, the CPPIB and Blackstone continue to believe the business case for a new entrant in Canada’s national wireless market is sound, but at the end of...

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.