Cable & Telecom

Three companies vie for 29 sat slots

OTTAWA – Last week, Industry Canada announced that three companies had submitted a total of 29 applications for new satellite orbital positions across several frequencies to serve Canadians. Telesat and Canadian Satellite Radio (operators of XM Canada) submitted 10 each while Ciel Satellite submitted nine. The government ministry called for the applications this summer and will announce its decision in the spring of 2007.Applicants who are awarded licenses will have the opportunity to build and launch satellites to bring new spectrum into use for DTH, high definition and broadband services. The Government of Canada has been highly supportive of a...

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.