Cable & Telecom

Wireless growth for Telus coming with usage, not premium rates on LTE, says Natale (updated)

VANCOUVER – Telus had a busy Friday. On the financial front, the company released strong fourth quarter and full-year 2011 results across both its wireless and wireline networks. On the network technology side, the company turned on its LTE network in 14 markets from coast-to-coast. Given the new, much-faster data capabilities of LTE (theoretically up to 75 Mbps download, but more practically somewhere in the 12-25 range), why isn’t Telus charging premium prices for the new devices and perhaps for different speeds of service, Canaccord Genuity analyst Dvai Ghose asked Telus executives during the company’s quarterly conference call. While that...

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.