Cable & Telecom

Wireless newbies may come faster, cheaper, says report

MONTREAL – Thanks to technological advances (the gear is smaller and cheaper) and regulatory breaks (the rules are newcomer-friendly), Canadians may see additional wireless companies in the market pretty quickly once new spectrum is assigned, says a new report from the Seaboard Group. The advanced wireless spectrum auction gets under way May 27 for the 1710-1755 and 2110-2155 MHz (AWS) frequencies but what’s still unknown is how much the eventual spectrum winners will have to spend – and how fast they can get going. Estimates have been all over the place, with some saying it may take well over 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.