Cable & Telecom

Spectrum/Mountain deal shows Rogers and Shaw will merge, just not quite yet; analyst

SOME BEHIND-THE-SCENES moves that look a lot like estate planning for Shaw Communications founder and controlling shareholder JR Shaw - along with the recent deal his company put together to sell the former Mountain Cable system and the rights to wireless spectrum out west to Rogers Communications - make it seem like the outright sale of Shaw is not to far over the horizon, says at least one Bay Street analyst."We believe the RCI-SJR (Rogers-Shaw) merger is inevitable but this is not likely to take place within the next 20 months and will likely take place in about two to...
 

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.