Cable & Telecom

Telus launches broadband push-to-talk service in partnership with ESChat

VANCOUVER — Telus is now offering next-generation, broadband push-to-talk (PTT) service on its wireless network for its business and government customers, thanks to a partnership with California-based ESChat, a provider of secure PTT technology for LTE communications. According to a news release from ESChat on Tuesday, the companies first completed a commercial contract in May 2019 and have been in soft-launch with a number of customers since late 2018. After testing new features and adding customers over the past year, carrier integration has been completed and the ESChat solution is now commercially available for Telus business and government customers, says...

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.