Cable & Telecom

ThinkTel adds collaboration tools to hosted PBX offering

TORONTO — Distributel’s business services division, ThinkTel, is adding a series of collaboration tools to its hosted PBX (private branch exchange) solution offering, to support companies that have shifted their employees to working remotely due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Canada. ThinkTel is launching its new hosted PBX unified communications offering, MaX UC, in partnership with Metaswitch, a U.K.-based cloud-native communications software company. The new productivity tools, including meetings, presence and instant messaging, can now be layered onto ThinkTel’s hosted PBX solution, explains the news release. The integrated unified communications (UC) platform provides single-number convenience, so calls and meetings can...

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.