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CWTA hires Eric Smith as new VP of regulatory

telecom | 10/16/2017 12:44 pm EDT

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) announced the hiring of Eric Smith as the vice-president of regulatory affairs in a release on Monday. Previously responsible for developing and implementing strategy and tactics for regulatory and public affairs...

Canadian TV subs to start rising again in 2015: study

Media | 04/16/2014 9:27 pm EDT

The number of Canadian TV subscribers will fall 0.31 per cent this year, and then begin increasing in 2015 at an average rate of 0.25 per cent annually until 2019, according to a new study by research company Strategy Analytics. Eric Smith, an analyst in the digital consumer practice of the company, said in a phone interview that this rise will be driven by Internet-protocol TV.  Canadian IPTV services include BCE Inc.’s Bell Fibe TV service and Telus Corp.’s OptikTV. “It offers better bundling, better speed, [better] pricing as well,” he said. "It’s a...