Cable & Telecom

Wireless, Olympics power Q1 results at BCE

MONTREAL – Wireless revenues combined with an advertising blitz during the Olympic Winter Games helped drive up profits at BCE by more than 60% year-over-year, the company reported Thursday.Earnings were $608 million, up from $377 million last year, while cash flow from operating activities grew 18.7% to $1.09 billion, and free cash flow more than doubled from the same period last year to $545 million. Revenue increased 2.3% to $4.43 billion, while EBITDA grew by 1.4% to $1.78 billion.BCE president and CEO Geroge Cope credited Bell with “clear progress in the execution of all our strategic imperatives in Q1.""Our strong wireless...

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.