Cable & Telecom

Telesat CEO: “I’m worried about being able to compete with SpaceX”

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA - Fresh off of finalizing a $600-million deal that would see the federal government purchase capacity from its constellation of low earth orbit satellites for broadband, Telesat CEO Dan Goldberg told the committee on industry Tuesday that there’s undeniable pressure on the company to deliver. “We’re nine months behind where we wanted to be -- Covid didn’t help for that,” Goldberg told the committee studying affordability and accessibility of telecommunications services. Goldberg was referring to build progress of its satellite fleet, which is set to deliver on the promise to provide capacity to all of Canada...

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.