Cable & Telecom

SPECTRUM POLICY: Telus makes a federal case of it

OTTAWA – Saying the Minister of Industry has no right to change the policies governing the 2008 Advanced Wireless Spectrum auction now, Telus has filed an application in Federal Court asking for a judicial review of the June 28th spectrum transfer policy framework released by then-Industry Minister Christian Paradis. (We predicted such a legal backlash in April when Industry Canada told the Canadian wireless companies then that it wanted to add new restrictions on the sale of wireless spectrum that had been cleared to be sold after a five year moratorium. Basically, the federal government didn’t like the fact it...

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.