The lack of pricing “discipline” in the wireless market could have negative consequences for key economic indicators like service revenue and average billing per user (ARPU), according to Shaw Communications Inc. wireless president Paul McAleese. And it’s not Shaw’s fault, McAleese said.
The National Campus and Community Radio Association, Alliance des radios communautaires du Canada and Association des radiodiffuseurs communautaires du Québec have filed a joint intervention arguing against the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ (CAB) proposal for broadcasters to receive regulatory relief, writing that it could deprive small community radio stations of funding.
Six months after the CRTC declined its request to hold an inquiry into contact tracing technologies and negotiations around them between telecom companies and governments, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre has filed a fresh request for an inquiry to the regulator in the wake of the launch of both federal and Alberta-specific apps.
An investigation into the use of facial recognition technology to analyze age and gender of customers in shopping malls owned by Cadillac Fairview concluded that it violated Canadian privacy law, the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner said Thursday.
The federal privacy watchdog has joined its counterparts from 12 other countries in calling for “stronger privacy protections and greater accountability” when it comes to the development and use of facial recognition and artificial intelligence (AI).
Cogeco Inc. announced its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, increasing its revenues but reporting slightly reduced profits, a drop that CEO Philippe Jetté attributed to the ongoing pandemic which “significantly impacted” advertising revenue at Cogeco’s 23 radio stations in Quebec.
More than a 100 Canadian tech CEOs have signed an open letter calling on the Liberal government to prioritize digital innovation as a key part of Canada’s recovery from COVID-19.