Cable & Telecom

Work stoppage delaying Telus TV; middleware still undecided

BURNABY – While the second quarter press release still intimated Telus may not launch its terrestrial digital television service, CEO Darren Entwistle told financial analysts today in a conference call that Telus TV’s launch is a matter of when, not if.The when will come once the company’s labour problem is finalized. While the company has imposed its latest contract offer after 4.5 years of going without a contract with its workers, the union called a general strike. Today, the company said 70% of its unionized workers nationally are still coming in to work and that the two sides will begin talking...