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Cable & Telecom

Letter to the Editor: Claim SILECs are not NG9-1-1 network providers is “gaslighting”

AHMAD HATHOUT’S ARTICLE in the 27 April 2022 edition of reports on the Commission’s proceeding looking into the possibility of subsidizing 9-1-1 services in Canada, more specifically the latest evolution of 9-1-1: NG9-1-1 service. In 2017, five years ago, the Commission determined that Canada should migrate from E9-1-1 to NG9-1-1. In its landmark decision on the matter Telecom Regulatory Policy 2017-182, the Commission designated all Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers – small and large ILECs alike – as NG9-1-1 network providers. These companies are under no less than a condition of service, imposed via section 24 of the… Continue Reading

Cable & Telecom, Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: BDUs make it tough to be a Canadian soccer fan in Canada

By Peter Menzies THIRTY-SIX YEARS AGO last week, the Calgary Flames scored one of their most famous triumphs – a 3-2 Game 7 playoff victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Edmonton Oilers. Back then I was sports editor of the Calgary Sun and that playoff run to the finals (Calgary lost to Montreal in 5) dominated my days. But by night I was secretly just as excited that by June I’d be in Mexico covering Canada’s debut at World Cup ’86. In Canada, being a proper football fan has been a pretty lonely, often mocked, existence. Sports departments considered soccer merely… Continue Reading

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.