Cable & Telecom

Telus launches new contract free, location free (within the footprint), skinny TV service

$20/month Pik TV aimed at cord-neversVANCOUVER – Telus has soft-launched a new, live, subscription television service to seven communities in British Columbia and Alberta.Called Pik TV, it provides live TV and on demand content, as well an interface to popular streaming services like Netflix and YouTube, without a contract, starting at $20/month. The new service offers a slimmed-down feature set from Optik TV, giving customers more choice to design an entertainment experience around how they want to watch. It runs on smartphones, tablets and an Android TV powered box the company is distributing.The news was first reported by Multichannel News,...

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.