Cable & Telecom

Rogers and government are aligned on principles and destination, less so on how to get there

Telecom policy must encourage investment, says NataleTORONTO – Rogers Communications CEO Joe Natale invoked the founder Friday morning while delivering a speech simultaneously to shareholders at its annual general meeting – and to policy makers in Ottawa.The presentation at company headquarters in Toronto featured a long ago video of the first cellular phone call in Canada – made on what was called the Cantel network (Ted Rogers was famously rebuffed by his board of directors in 1983 when he wanted $500,000 to invest in mobile wireless technology, so he went it alone with his own money in launching Cantel) between...

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.