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Cable & Telecom

Westman CEO Dave Baxter retires after 26-year tenure

Has also been a “pillar” of the CCSA board, chairperson says By Amanda Oye BRANDON, Man. – Westman Communications Group’s board of directors announced yesterday its president and CEO Dave Baxter (above) is retiring effective March 2022. “The Board of Directors would like to thank Dave for his dedication and commitment to growing the Cooperative over the last 26 years and wish him our very best on his well-deserved transition into retirement,” said Westman board chairperson, Jason Roblin, in the press release. “Westman has grown to be an employer of choice for many people in Manitoba, accomplished through Dave’s leadership and vision for… Continue Reading

Cable & Telecom

Large ISPs winning big from UBF

By Amanda Oye LARGE INTERNET SERVICE providers have been the recipients of the vast amount of funding from the Universal Broadband Fund that had been allocated as of June 30th, 2021. Jay Thomson, CEO of the Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA), compiled publicly available data, which shows Videotron, Cogeco, Bell, Telus and Rogers have been the major winners of UBF funding (see chart below). The data takes into account two sets of funding. The first is funding from the UBF’s Rapid Response stream and the second is from the Canada-Quebec Operation High-Speed project, which received half of its $826.3-million funding from… Continue Reading

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.