Cable & Telecom

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: Chris Peirce, chief regulatory officer, MTS Allstream

THE ONLY EXISTING facilities-based wireless player advocating that Industry Canada come up with a different formula for auctioning off wireless spectrum than an open auction is MTS Allstream. The company is the dominant player in Manitoba, but it seems clear the company has designs on growing beyond its friendly borders to offer wireless service. Lumped in as a "scallywag" by Ted Rogers, MTS is attempting to get into the national wireless game as cheaply as possible, asking for certain spectrum blocks to be set aside and for mandated roaming until its towers are constructed. On the other side, the incumbent...

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.