Cable & Telecom

While others bet big on media, Telus goes all-in on health care

TORONTO – “What’s the phone company doing in healthcare?” That’s a question that Paul Lepage (right), president of Telus Health, and Michael Guerriere (left), its chief medical officer, hear often.The answer, in short, is that healthcare is Telus’ content play.  While its competitors snap up content providers or add to their list of media assets, Telus has jumped headlong into the healthcare field, investing more than $1 billion in Canadian health IT over the last six years to capitalize on what it sees as that industry's enormous growth potential.“The other telcos and cable companies are all making investments in broadcast assets and sports teams to...

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.