Cable & Telecom

Telus, Mobilicity deal could be aided by mediation

TORONTO – Can court-ordered mediation help pave the way to a deal between and Telus and Mobilicity?The struggling wireless carrier said late Friday that Industry Canada has agreed to participate in talks “to mediate any outstanding issues relating to the successful completion” of issues related to Mobilicity's CCAA proceedings, which include Telus’ latest $350 million purchase offer.“If needed, Mobilicity expects that mediation would proceed over the next few weeks”, reads the statement.  Those meetings would be mediated by Warren Winkler, a former chief justice of Ontario who was also involved with Nortel Networks and the CanWest/Shaw Cable restructuring.In addition to Industry...

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.