Cable & Telecom

Shaw backs de-reg — in all sectors; BDU rules to be examined

CALGARY – Could it be any other way for Shaw? The company has long been a proponent of deregulation on the broadcast and cable side of its businesses, so it would have been disingenuous for the company to come down on the side of those who want to maintain regulation in Canadian telecom. On Tuesday, the day after Industry Minister Maxime Bernier's well-publicized announcement which will see the feds override a CRTC decision and move towards deregulation of the local phone space, the western cableco said it "had reviewed Minister Bernier's decision to vary the CRTC's decision on local forbearance...

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.