Cable & Telecom

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: Ciel Satellite CEO David Lewis

IT'S GOT TO BE TOUGH being the new guy. Especially the new, much smaller guy, in a market of giants. Right now, this is Ciel Satellite, Canada's upstart satellite operator. Backed by pension fund OMERS as well as SES Americom – and led by satellite veteran Brian Neill (chairman) and David Lewis (CEO), however, this is one new company that is well-funded and well-equipped in terms of talent to compete. Ciel (French for "sky") runs just one borrowed satellite, while its new one is under construction – and the company has applied for nine new orbital slots for additional satellites....

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.