Cable & Telecom

Telus makes progress on plans to grab market share ahead of Rogers/Shaw merger

VANCOUVER – While Rogers Communications has been working on its acquisition of Shaw Communications, Telus has been accelerating its broadband build program in the hopes of grabbing market share ahead the proposed deal’s approval. “We knew the timeline for... going through the process of approval was 18 months to two years, and then they’ve got a post-acquisition integration effort,” said Tony Geheran (above), executive vice-president and chief operations officer at Telus, in an interview with Cartt.ca. Based on this, in May 2021, Telus announced it would invest an additional $1.5 billion in capital expenditures over 18 months. This pulled forward...
 

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.