Cable & Telecom

Rogers to launch own broadband video portal in 2009

TORONTO – On Tuesday at the NextMedia conference in Toronto, Rogers Communications vice-president and general manager, television, David Purdy, told delegates that the cable, Internet, and wireless giant will launch its own broadband video portal sometime in 2009. During a panel discussion pondering the pay-per-use model, non-advertising, that is, of monetizing broadband video (which also included Trevor Doerksen of Calgary-based TV download portal Mobovivo and Missy Suicide of Suicide Girls, a multi-faceted social networking portal which features pictures and videos of “hot punk rock girls naked” for $4 a month), Purdy was asked what he thought of Bell Canada’s online...

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.