Cable & Telecom

Support grows to delay 3500 MHz spectrum auction

CCSA, Distributel, Novus want application process reopened to allow more telecoms to participate in auction TORONTO — Independent telecom service providers Distributel Communications, Novus Entertainment and the Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA), which has over 100 member companies, have written to Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne in support of a request last week by the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) for a 90-day delay to the start of the 3500 MHz spectrum auction currently scheduled to begin June 15. In a letter today shared by Distributel CEO Matt Stein (who also chairs CNOC), the independent telecom company...

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.