Cable & Telecom

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: CWTA CEO Peter Barnes on the wireless alphabet soup and the spectrum auction

SO FAR, SO GOOD for wireless number portability, says Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association president and CEO Peter Barnes. There have been few issues the association has had to solve since March 14, the day Canadians could take their phone number with them, no matter which telephony carrier they chose to acquire service. A more contentious, far less decided matter, is the upcoming Industry Canada wireless spectrum auction. The association's majority want a free, unfettered auction but certain factions want constraints on the existing players so that newcomers may bid for spectrum and win. The CWTA is even holding a one-day...

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.