Cable & Telecom

Regulators overlook telecom’s vital role in the Canadian economy, says policy paper

CALGARY – While telecom is a vital service for virtually every business in the country, Canada’s policy-makers appear preoccupied with whether services are priced fairly for consumers, says a new report by The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.The Economics Of Telecommunications In Canada: A Backgrounder says that the telecom sector is “an economic powerhouse” that is responsible for over 5% of all industry capital expenditures in Canada.  The sector contributed products and services worth well over $30.3 billion to Canadian households, and products and services valued at more than $22.1 billion to other Canadian industries in 2013.  Of the...
 

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.