Cable & Telecom

Ontera all but sold to Bell Aliant

REPORTS FROM Northern Ontario newspapers say that Bell Aliant has submitted a purchase proposal for Ontera, the telecom arm of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission – and that the board of directors of the ONTC has approved of the sale.There has been no official announcement as yet, however.According to the North Bay Nugget, the ONTC will get $6 million in cash for the telecom division, plus “the deal includes an estimated $10 million in long-term revenue to the ONTC based on fibre-optic licencing agreements. And the province and Bell Aliant will each contribute $15.1 million toward a public-private investment in...

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.