Cable & Telecom

Rogers to offer 36-month device financing option (UPDATED)

Many customers may want it, but is it contrary to the CRTC’s Code?TORONTO - Rogers Communications today said it will now offer customers the ability to pay for new devices over 24- or 36-month time frames, at $0 down with no interest.Wireless policy watchers will say immediately, of course, that the CRTC’s 2013 Wireless Code only effectively allows carriers to offer a maximum two-year contract to their customers. Telus wireless chief Jim Senko told last week he believes the company can’t go any longer than the two-year financing offer it just launched – even though he’d like to extend...

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.