Cable & Telecom

Spectrum auction unlikely to be a “game-changer”, favours incumbents: analysts

OTTAWA – The lack of bids from foreign wireless players means the federal government should rethink its goal of having four wireless providers in every market in Canada, say telecom industry analysts. Reacting to the list of bidders for the 700 MHz wireless spectrum released early Monday, Dvai Ghose, Managing Director/Head of Research for Canaccord Genuity told clients that the list proves that the “outcome of the summer war between the (wireless) incumbents and the Government has resulted in a victory for the incumbent carriers”. “In summary, we view the list as a key positive for the incumbents and a key...

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.