Cable & Telecom

O2S: Local subsidy regime is broken, says Bell Aliant

TIMMINS – Bell Aliant’s service areas are, quite literally, all over the map of eastern Canada.From the tip-top of Quebec to southwestern Ontario, the westernmost regions of Ontario to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland & Labrador. It provides fully half of all high-cost serving area customers in Canada.And while the wheels are rolling towards where it will be re-incorporated inside of Bell Canada, “our company is at a crossroads,” said Denis Henry, vice-president of legal, regulatory and governmental affairs to the CRTC during the opening morning of the Obligation to Serve hearing (CRTC 2010-43). “(W)e face declining revenue...

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.