Cable & Telecom

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: John Piercy, president, Mountain Cablevision, talks VOIP and other things

IT’S NOT OFTEN THAT a family-owned cable company will bring in an outsider to run it. Especially a telco guy. But, when that cable operation is in the middle of turning into a telephone company, too, it doesn’t seem like such a bad idea after all. Until June of this year, John Piercy was working as a consultant to Hamilton’s Mountain Cablevision, working out the kinks in its telephony offering, leading up to this past summer's launch. That’s when Owen Boris (Mountain’s founder) and his son Les asked Piercy (right) to come aboard full time as president. Les is still...

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.