Cable & Telecom

Videotron gets delayed Quebec City rebuild going, launches telephony to add to its 42,000 customers

QUEBEC CITY - Videotron announced today it will spend $29 million between now and the end of 2006 to upgrade its network in the Quebec City area. The project has been on the back burner for at least 18 months as the company sorted out labor issues relating to the rebuild. Sources told that Videotron has wanted to rebuild the predominantly 450 MHz system for nearly two years but was delayed because it wanted to rebuild quickly with contractors. Videotron employees insisted their contract language said any such rebuild had to be done by them, which led to 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.