Cable & Telecom

TELUS responds to announcement of rules for advanced wireless spectrum auction

OTTAWA – TELUS said Wednesday it's “deeply disappointed” with the government’s rules that were announced for the upcoming Advanced Wireless Spectrum (AWS) auction. “It (the decision on the rules) is inconsistent with this government’s stated policy of relying on market forces to deliver benefits to Canadian consumers. It also rewards companies that have both the resources and the motivation to bid openly for new available spectrum,” said Janet Yale, executive vice-president, TELUS Corporate Affairs, in a statement. “As a consequence, Canadian taxpayers will receive less than full market value for the new spectrum.” She added, “TELUS advocated a policy that would...

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.