Cable & Telecom

Union to oppose new Bell income trust

OTTAWA - The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union, which represents many workers at Bell Canada, said Wednesday it will oppose plans by the company to create an income trust which would provide telephone service in rural Ontario and Quebec.A CEP press release said it is concerned that the move will jeopardize universal, affordable phone service in a huge segment of the country, although it did not way why it had arrived at this position or how. BCE CEO Michael Sabia, however, reiterated many times during the company’s Business Review Conference on Wednesday that the company plans to retain control of...

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.