Cable & Telecom

Videotron and its workers extend contracts

MONTREAL - Videotron employees have voted to accept an agreement in principle reached last week top extend current collective agreements between the cable company and its union. The agreement extends the collective agreements to December 31, 2009 in the Montreal and Quebec City areas, January 31, 2010 in Saguenay Lac St-Jean, and August 31, 2011 in Gatineau. In the bargaining talks with the unions, Videotron management sought the increased operational flexibility the company needs in order to make new investments, particularly in network modernization and new products such as the recently launched cable telephone service, says the Videotron release. “Videotron's...

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.