Cable & Telecom

Shaw will provide equal access even it’s “extremely unlikely” customers want it

CALGARY – Shaw Communications told the CRTC on Thursday that it will take the necessary steps to become a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC). Having entered the local telephony market in Calgary on Valentine’s Day this year with a voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) service, Shaw has put a scare into Telus, which complained in a submission to the Commission in March that Shaw should be forced to cease and desist selling the service due to the cableco’s “non-compliance with local entry rules.” Telus is of the opinion that Shaw needed to comply with the CRTC’s Telecom Decision 97-8 and...

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.