Cable & Telecom

Rogers X1 deployment on schedule; will be next-gen IP version

TORONTO – Rogers Communications CEO Joe Natale is excited to get the company’s next generation TV product into the market so that it can fight its competition “with both hands,” he said.The company released strong third quarter results Thursday morning, led by wireless gains (despite noting “anemic” demand for the iPhone 8 as the industry waits for the iPhoneX), but the company hopes to return the cool factor to its TV platform when it rolls out Comcast’s vaunted X1 solution, complete with voice activated remote control.Employee trials begin next month with about 1,000 Rogers people (Natale and other key executives...

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.