Cable & Telecom

Rogers launches Fido home/mobile handset hybrid

TORONTO – Under its Fido brand, Rogers this week launched a Canadian first for the wireless industry with its new service, Fido UNO. It works by connecting calls from a specially-enabled handset to a high-speed WiFi Internet connection when at home and through the Fido network when on the go – “offering simple, seamless mobility and the ultimate in converged communications convenience,” touts the press release. Customers can now to talk as much as they want on their Fido phone while at home without using up their wireless plan minutes, as long as they have a broadband connection and Fido...

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.