Cable & Telecom

TextNow launches ad-supported free talk and text over Sprint’s cell net in U.S.

WATERLOO and SAN FRANCISCO — Waterloo’s TextNow announced last week it is launching its new Free Nationwide Talk & Text cellular service in the U.S., through its MVNO arrangement with Sprint. Customers in the U.S. will now have unlimited, ad-supported calling and texting with compatible iOS and Android devices, with TextNow’s wireless network services provided on the nationwide Sprint Network. Free Nationwide Talk & Text is an extension of TextNow’s app-based messaging and calling service, which previously supported only Wi-Fi-enabled phone users. “When we talk to our customers, the number one thing they ask for is free cellular service. We’re...

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.