Cable & Telecom

Telus buys IT security company

TORONTO - Telus announced today it has purchased Assurent Secure Technologies for an undisclosed purchase price.Assurent is a Toronto-based provider of information technology security services and products. Assurent's 55 employees will become a part of Telus Business Resiliency Services, a part of the Telus Business Solutions business unit. This acquisition is consistent with Telus' approach to make "tuck-under" acquisitions which augment capabilities related to the strategic growth areas of data, wireless and IP, says today's press release. "Information security is an increasingly critical issue for all businesses," said Joe Natale, president, Telus Business Solutions. "Security threats continue to proliferate at...

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.