Radio & Television

Shaw to “reinvent operating model”, offers 6,500 buyouts

CALGARY – Shaw Communications today announced a new company-wide initiative which it says is “designed to reinvent its operating model to better meet the changing tastes and expectations of consumers and businesses.”As part of the overhaul, which is expected to take a number of years, the company is looking to trim its 14,000 person payroll by about 650 and so has offered 6,500 of its employees to opportunity to take a voluntary buyout package.“Customers want their services from Shaw to be just like everything else in their life – delivered quickly, reliably, and on their terms,” said Jay Mehr, president,...

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.