Cable & Telecom

VMedia goes mobile with home phone app

TORONTO – Independent TV and telecom operator VMedia announced today the launch of its Home Phone app, which will let the company’s home phone subscribers access their home line on any smartphone while in a Wi-Fi hotspot, turning that service into a virtual mobile phone.VMedia Phone subscribers can receive incoming calls to their home phone number directly on their smartphone, and make up to two simultaneous calls, according to the press release. This means the VMedia Phone app can be downloaded to two smartphones, and both users can dial out at the same time.The VMedia Phone app also enjoys the...

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.