Cable & Telecom

OBITUARY: Cable pioneer Grainger dies

SIMCOE, Ont. – Cable pioneer and community TV stalwart William "Barry" Grainger died January 29 after a short battle with cancer. He was 63. Grainger had a 40-year history in the industry, beginning as a cable technician at Grand River Cable. He worked for a number of cable companies in southwestern Ontario and also spent some 15 years at the CRTC. But, he really made a mark at independent cable and telephone company Amtelecom, where he was community program co-ordinator at Amtelecom Cable 5 from 1992 until his death. Grainger (pictured) was known for his can-do spirit. He and his team 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.