Cable & Telecom

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW, Thursday edition: Michael Cowpland, CEO of Internet cable company, ZIM TV

ANYONE WITH EVEN A PASSING knowledge in Canadian technology and software will remember Dr. Michael Cowpland's Corel Inc. After building a large software company with a very strong product (CorelDraw), hell-bent on taking on Microsoft in other market sectors (such as in word processing with WordPerfect) it fell on hard times after the tech bubble burst. Founder Cowpland was forced out in 2000 after an Ontario Securities Commission investigation. Corel continues however, but in 2001, Cowpland, an engineer, turned his attention to the wireless space and purchased ZIM Technologies. Today, ZIM is a mobile entertainment and Internet TV service provider...

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.