Cable & Telecom

Nortel completes patent sale

TORONTO – Nortel Networks finalized the sale of its remaining patents and patent applications Friday to a consortium of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony, for a cash purchase price of US$4.5 billion.As Cartt.ca reported, the extensive patent portfolio spanned wireless, wireless 4G, data networking, optical, voice, Internet, service provider, semiconductors and other patents.The sale received Canadian and U.S. Court approvals this week.www.nortel.com
 

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.