Cable & Telecom

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: From soup to nuts with Videotron CEO Robert Depatie

THE FOOD INDUSTRY WAS never this exciting, says Videotron president and CEO Robert Dépatie. In the 1990s, he was in charge of the Planters brand in Quebec and prior to that, held positions with Heinz. The sheer volume of food processing technology was nothing then as compared to what his cable company faces today. The acronyms are endless: VOIP, VOD, HDTV, iTV, IPTV, DOCSIS and so on. Last week, the MSO launched its own branded wireless service, riding on the Rogers Wireless backbone, giving it a fourth valuable service option and allowing a family's entire telecom bill, beginning to end,...

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.