Cable & Telecom

Telstra appoints Canadian country lead

TORONTO — Telstra Americas, which recently opened a point of presence (PoP) in downtown Toronto, announced today Kris Schaffer (above) has been named as Telstra’s Canada country lead to drive accelerated growth out of the Toronto area. Schaffer is “an accomplished IT and telecom professional with both leadership and customer-facing roles at IBM, Bell Canada and Telus,” reads the press release announcing her hiring. Most recently, Schaffer was business development executive at ISM Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of IBM, where her responsibilities included helping companies with cloud-based business intelligence, advanced analytics and big data solution initiatives. Prior to ISM...

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.