Cable & Telecom

Rogers spending big to stay ahead of huge network growth. Without that, congestion would overwhelm

TORONTO – The fact that Industry Minister Tony Clement doesn’t see or believe in network congestion should be taken as a point of pride by Rogers, according to its SVP Access Networks, Dermot O’Carroll.During the opening panel session Wednesday morning at the third annual SCTE Canadian Summit, moderator Leslie Ellis, asked O’Carroll asked what he thought of the usage-based billing fracas and about how the Industry Minister (the primary politician who oversees the telecom business in Canada) recently took to Twitter to say he doesn’t believe there is network congestion.“That’s a big word of praise for us,” said O’Carroll. “It...

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.