Cable & Telecom

Vidéotron wants to launch as a third-party provider in Abitibi-Témiscamingue (updated)

But has to fight Bell for it at the CRTCMONTREAL –Vidéotron said last week it plans to offer consumers and small businesses in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue “a full line of telecommunications services, including Internet, television and IP telephone service” by the end of 2019.The western Quebec region of 145,000 (most of whom live in the cities of Rouyn-Noranda and Val-d’Or, but are spread over 57,000 sq. km.) is primarily served now by Cablevision du Nord, a cable company and ISP which is owned by Bell Canada.The interesting part of this story is how Vidéotron plans to service the region: as 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.