Cable & Telecom

Not all ILECs are angry

OTTAWA - “We’re extremely pleased with the decision,” Chris Pierce, executive vice-president government and regulatory affairs for Manitoba Telecom Services, told on Thursday after the VOIP decision was released. While MTS is the entrenched Manitoba incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC), it is also a national competitor in the VOIP space via its Allstream division – and wanted as much as Canadian MSOs for the decision to go the way it did. For example, MTS/Allstream is helping Mountain Cablevision in Hamilton with its voice over IP product, which is already in the marketplace. “(The Commission) didn’t accept, really, the misinformation...

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.