Cable & Telecom

Wireless number portability coming in 24 months; not fast enough, says Branson

OTTAWA – Canada’s wireless telephony industry is now aiming for September 2007 as the month when we’ll see wireless number portability in Canada. Despite the inability of wireless numbers to be taken from carrier to carrier surely keeps a lid on churn, this is something consumers and government has been pushing for. So in June, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association commissioned an independent report on the subject from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the results of which were made public today. The 64-page report examines the hundreds of technical, inter-carrier and regulatory tasks and issues that need to be addressed in order for telecommunications...

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.