Cable & Telecom

Xplornet sets its growth sights on Manitoba with NetSet purchase

Will aid 2018 mobile wireless rollout in the provinceWOODSTOCK, N.B. and BRANDON, Man. – There were a fair number of eyebrows raised across the Canadian telecom industry when Xplornet Communications was announced as the third player brought in to satisfy Competition Bureau worries over the Bell Canada purchase of MTS.The company has long been a successful satellite and fixed wireless broadband supplier, but has never offered mobile wireless – or even indicated publicly a desire to move into that market.In its initial deal announced in 2016, Bell only announced a spin-off of customers and retail locations to Telus to try...

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.