Cable & Telecom

Videotron offers free Wi-Fi calling at home and abroad

MONTREAL – Videotron said Monday that it is the first Canadian carrier to launch Wi-Fi calling, allowing customers to place toll-free calls over Wi-Fi to local numbers or back to Canada from over one hundred countries.Customers must have a mobile device that supports voice over LTE (VoLTE), have a mobile plan and SIM card that are compatible with VoLTE, and have the VoLTE feature in their account, the Quebec wireless carrier said Monday.  Calls and texts can be made as usual without using an app.Currently, the service can be used on the iPhone 7, 7+, 8, 8+ and X, as...

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.