Cable & Telecom

New BlackBerry Passport aimed ‘squarely’ at mobile professionals

TORONTO – BlackBerry executive chairman and CEO John Chen paraphrased a line from a popular Huey Lewis and the News song Wednesday while showing off the company’s new Passport smartphone.  “It’s cool to be square”, he laughed, in reference to the device’s unique, square-shaped touch screen.At ease on stage during the splashy event held at a sports bar in downtown Toronto, Chen cracked jokes and played up his love for Canada, calling Passport’s launch the start of “a great Canadian comeback story”.  Even Canadian icon Wayne Gretzky was on-hand to praise the company and the new device.  “I have been, from...

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.