Cable & Telecom

Shaw to overbuild Campbell River

CALGARY – The feud between one of Canada’s largest cable companies and one of its smallest took another turn Monday when Shaw Communications announced the CRTC had issued an administrative decision allowing the company to extend the authorized service area of its Courtenay B.C. cable system to include the community of Campbell River. Campbell River is currently served by Campbell River Television, a community-owned cable co-operative with about 13,000 customers. As reported, Shaw made an offer to buy the company last fall, but the membership turned it down, so it looks like Shaw is ready to overbuild – or...

Our industry and COVID-19

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