Cable & Telecom

Rogers, TekSavvy first to divulge customer data requests

TORONTO – Rogers received close to 175,000 requests for customer data from federal agencies in 2013, the company disclosed Thursday in its first ever Transparency Report.As reported, a coalition of Canadian academics and consumer groups asked the country’s biggest telecommunications service providers in January to reveal the extent to which they pass on their customers’ private information to government agencies when asked.  Sixteen different telcos were asked to respond or commit to responding by March 3, 2014.Rogers said in the report that it fully complies with Canadian privacy law and actively safeguards its customers’ information.  At the same time,...

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.