Cable & Telecom

Rogers makes texting more like email

TORONTO - Text messaging enthusiasts can now experience more email-type features thanks to the introduction of Rogers' Extreme Text Messaging service.Designed to increase convenience and functionality, the new service allows customers to personalize their texting experience by adding a personal signature, setting up distribution lists, blocking text messages from specific telephone numbers, and forward texts automatically to another phone number."People want to stay connected with their friends and family, any time, any place and texting is on the rise as is the personalization of communications," said Raj Doshi, VP of mobile product management, in the announcement. "The Rogers Extreme Text...

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.