Cable & Telecom

Pemberton, Camrose cable ops launch VOIP

VANCOUVER – Independent cable companies Cable TV of Camrose (Alta.) and Pemberton Cable (B.C.) both recently launched local telephony in their communities. Since launch, says Camrose's operations manager Brian McNary in a press release, "we’ve seen many new customers come to us for VOIP services. We’ve bundled premium cable, high speed Internet and digital phone service into our new 'triple play' package, all for $99.95/month. They love it!” Richard Hazell, general manager of Pemberton's owner, Coast Mountain Communications, says cable companies like his are in a unique position to compete directly with the local ILEC. “We are already offering cable...

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.