Telecoms generally against ISED proposal for restricted areas around airports By Amanda OYE OTTAWA – Comments submitted to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s (ISED) Consultation on a Policy and... Continue Reading
CALGARY — Telus announced today its Telus Pollinator Fund for Good has invested in Virtual Gurus, “a North American-based marketplace that matches organizations with skilled remote administrative talent while providing... Continue Reading
The Field of Dreams business philosophy
By Mark Goldberg
IF YOU BUILD IT he will come.
Often misquoted as “If you build it, they will come”, the mantra from “Field of Dreams” has become a metaphor driving many business plans.
Unfortunately, reality shows that if you build it, whatever “it” may be, you improve the chances for them, whoever “them” may be, to come.
The Field of Dreams business case philosophy has been a driving force behind many government broadband programs. Just get broadband built, people will sign up. Build broadband pipes into this community and knowledge-based workers will work from home. Build municipal…
VANCOUVER – While Rogers Communications has been working on its acquisition of Shaw Communications, Telus has been accelerating its broadband build program in the hopes of grabbing market share ahead... Continue Reading
Interventions suggest scope of CRTC hearing could be appropriately widened OTTAWA – The CRTC’s decision on the future of the Russian state-funded English-language news service RT is unlikely to have... Continue Reading
By Ahmad Hathout COGECO CEO PHILIPPE JETTÉ (above) said today his company has been in “constant conversation” with Canada’s telecom regulator about when the industry can get the terms and... Continue Reading
VANCOUVER, KELOWNA and WINNIPEG — Telus Communications announced today the expansion of several Telus Community Boards in the western provinces of Canada. The Telus Vancouver Community Board is expanding to... Continue Reading
VANCOUVER – Telus announced yesterday it has successfully rolled out its first phase of migration to the Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services in B.C. and Alberta. NG9-1-1 continues to deliver voice... Continue Reading
OTTAWA – The CRTC today released a call for comments on the distribution of the Russian state-financed English-language news channel RT in Canada after receiving an order from the Governor... Continue Reading
Rogers, Shaw continue to work with government; Quebecor CEO weighs in OTTAWA – Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne will not allow Rogers Communications to acquire all... Continue Reading