Cable & Telecom

Videotron anticipates summer launch for wireless

MONTREAL – Videotron has confirmed that its new wireless service is on schedule, and will be ready to launch by next summer. All services and switching platforms have been installed and are operational, interconnections have been established with its existing fibre network, and multi-phase reliability testing of these platforms is currently underway, the company said in a statement. It has also completed site access and agreements, or had tower-sharing requests accepted, in respect of nearly 60% of all antenna sites required for the AWS launch. Videotron hinted that the wireless service, which it describes as “an integral part of its...

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.