Cable & Telecom

VMedia gears up for national TV launch

TORONTO - IPTV provider VMedia Inc. has received CRTC approval for four regional broadcasting licences, allowing it to offer television services on a national basis.The Commission said Friday that 2251723 Ontario, wholly owned by VMedia Inc., may operate terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings to serve various locations in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia; Quebec; Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan; and British Columbia.  The Toronto-based company was previously only able to market its television service in Ontario.  It also offers high-speed internet and home phone services."We are very grateful to the Commission for its decisions," said CEO Alexei Tchernobrivets, in 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.