Cable & Telecom

OBITUARY: Cable trailblazer, Canadian Telecommunications Hall of Fame inductee Israel “Sruki” Switzer

PHOENIX – Israel “Sruki” Switzer will be laid to rest on Monday, November 21 in Calgary after passing away at his home in Phoenix earlier this week at the age of 87.As reported Wednesday,  Switzer was a pioneer in the Canadian cable television industry and widely regarded as one of Canada's most knowledgeable cable technology engineers.Below is Switzer’s obituary from his family as well as details of his funeral.Israel “Sruki” Switzer, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday November 16, 2016 at his winter home in Scottsdale, Arizona.Born June 29, 1929 in Calgary, Alberta, Switzer was a pioneer in the Canadian...

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.