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Quebecor temporarily lays off 10% of its workforce

Published 27 Mar 2020 17:23 CET | Canada

Quebecor, the parent of Videotron, said it has had to temporarily lay of 10 percent of its workforce due to the coronavirus outbreak. The measures will go into effect on 30 ...

Shaw Communications founder dies 'peacefully' at 85

Published 27 Mar 2020 11:07 CET | Canada

Shaw Communications has announced the death of JR Shaw, its founder, executive chair and former CEO. Shaw passed away "peacefully" at the age of the 85, the company said. ...

Rogers prices CAD 1.5 bln notes offering

Published 27 Mar 2020 10:47 CET | Canada

Rogers Communications has priced an offering of CAD 1.5 billion worth of 3.65 percent senior notes due 2027. Money raised from the offering will towards general corporate ...

Rogers introduces Ignite Self-Installation programme

Published 26 Mar 2020 10:39 CET | Canada

Canadian operator Rogers is introducing a new Ignite Self-Installation programme as a safe, easy and no-contact way for its customers to install its Ignite Internet and TV ...

Shaw Communications announces series of initiatives during Covid-19 pandemic

Published 25 Mar 2020 09:15 CET | Canada

Shaw Communications pledged USD 1 million to Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) to support the efforts of community food centres and agencies in cities and towns across the ...

Bell Canada launches CAD 1 bln debt offering

Published 23 Mar 2020 10:34 CET | Canada

Bell Canada (Bell) has launched an offering of CAD 1 billion worth of medium-term notes. The 3.35 percent Series M-47 debts will mature on 12 March 2025. The notes will be ...

Sportsnet makes NHL Live free for all Canadians

Published 19 Mar 2020 18:23 CET | Canada

Sportsnet and the NHL are making NHL Live, Sportsnet's exclusive hockey streaming service, free for all Canadians beginning 20 March through to 30 April. Bringing Canada's ...

Telus commits CAD 10 mln for Covid-19 response

Published 19 Mar 2020 18:18 CET | Canada

The Telus Friendly Future Foundation announced a CAD 10 million commitment in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The money will urgently support and enhance public healthcare ...

Bell Canada to waive extra usage fees, provide info at home and abroad during virus outbreak

Published 19 Mar 2020 14:56 CET | Canada

Bell Canada said it has taken a number of steps to ensure service continuity amid growing service volumes, while also waiving fees on key services and providing billing ...

Radwin products to be distributed by US firm WAV, Canada's MBSI WAV

Published 19 Mar 2020 12:05 CET | Canada, United States

Radwin entered into partnership deals with WAV and MBSI WAV, premier value-added distributors of wireless and networking technologies from US and Canada, respectively. Both ...

Rogers to close most stores but keep 93 locations open for critical services

Published 18 Mar 2020 17:26 CET | Canada

Canadian operator Rogers said that it will start closing most of its shops from 18 March, and that these will remain closed at least until the end of the month. The company ...

SeaChange selected by Canadian ISP to power new video streaming service

Published 18 Mar 2020 13:50 CET | Canada

SeaChange International said Canada's largest independent internet service provider (ISP) selected its online-video platform, the Framework, to power its new internet-based, ...

Optiva appoints Balasubramanian as chief revenue officer

Published 18 Mar 2020 13:44 CET | Canada

Canadian provider of BSS, OSS software and services Optiva named Ganesh Balasubramanian as chief revenue officer (CRO). Balasubramanian has a proven track record of driving ...

Telus softens conditions for fixed, mobile customers until end-April

Published 18 Mar 2020 09:35 CET | Canada

Canadian operator Telus has announced softer conditions for its fixed and mobile customers until the end of April, as people stay at home more due to the covid-19 outbreak. ...

SaskTel waives excess data charges, offers complimentary TV channels

Published 17 Mar 2020 11:22 CET | Canada

SaskTel is helping customers during the COVID-19 pandemic by waiving all excess data charges for mobile and broadband customers who will be working from home remotely. ...

Rogers to support customers, communities during Covid-19 oubreak

Published 16 Mar 2020 16:58 CET | Canada

Rogers announced a series of steps to support its customers and communities during the evolving Covid-19 situation. Leveraging its networks and assets, Rogers is delivering ...

Canadian traditional TV service providers lost record number of subscribers in 2019 - study

Published 13 Mar 2020 10:38 CET | Canada

Canada's publicly traded television service providers lost a record number of TV subscribers last year, according to the latest study from Boon Dog. Together, BCE, Rogers, ...

Videotron adds record 176,700 mobile customers in 2019, revenues grow 3%

Published 12 Mar 2020 16:27 CET | Canada

Quebecor said its telecommunications division, including Canadian operator Videotron, saw its revenue grow 4.9 percent to CAD 908.6 million and its EBITDA increase 6.3 ...

Rogers Pro On-the-Go available in Greater Vancouver

Published 12 Mar 2020 16:19 CET | Canada

Rogers announced that its Rogers Pro On-the-Go personalised retail service became available to existing and new Rogers customers in Greater Vancouver. Rogers Pro On-the-Go ...

Cologix adds Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute onramp in Vancouver

Published 12 Mar 2020 09:56 CET | Canada

Cologix announced that customers now have access to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute with a new onramp at its VAN1 interconnection hub in Vancouver's primary carrier hotel at 555 ...

Liveable Cities picks Sierra Wireless LPWA platform for smart city apps

Published 12 Mar 2020 09:00 CET | Canada

Sierra Wireless announced that Liveable Cities, a division of Canada-based LED Roadway Lighting, selected Sierra Wireless' LPWA platform to enable smart city applications. ...

Videtron makes first wireline connection in Abitibi

Published 11 Mar 2020 10:47 CET | Canada

Canadian operator Videotron said it made its first wireline connection in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region of western Quebec. The first cable phone connection was made in ...

8x8 launches cloud communications, contact centre products in Canada

Published 10 Mar 2020 15:48 CET | Canada

8x8 announced that 8x8 X Series and 8x8 Contact Center are now generally available in Canada through direct sales and channel partners. Canadian businesses can access 8x8's ...

BeIN Sports Xtra launches on Xumo, Roku streaming platform across Canada

Published 10 Mar 2020 15:43 CET | Canada

BeIN Sports has added beIN Sports Xtra, the network's free, live sports streaming channel, to existing programming lineups on Xumo and The Roku Channel on Roku streaming ...

Canada govt to make decision about Huawei ban in its own time

Published 09 Mar 2020 09:34 CET | Canada

The Canadian government said it has not yet made a decision about the use of Huawei technology on its next-generation mobile networks, Bloomberg reported. The statement was ...

 

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