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Advertising market in ‘modest recovery’: Corus

Media | 05/27/2020 6:34 pm EDT

Canada’s television advertising market has moved to a stage of “modest recovery” after chapters of COVID-19 pandemic induced “shock and awe,” followed by a stabilisation period, Corus Entertainment Inc. CEO Doug Murphy told Wednesday’s TD Securities Telecom and...

Industry waiting on detail from gov’t on wireless price drop

telecom | 01/15/2020 6:14 pm EST

If Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains wants to see a 25-per-cent reduction in wireless prices starting from December 2019 — as he clarified this week — the best way is to maintain a hands-off approach that has seen a reduction of 28 per cent in wireless prices since 2016,...

Analysts divided on wholesale rate appeal outcome

telecom | 09/09/2019 6:10 pm EDT

As analysts predict the CRTC’s decision on wholesale internet rates is likely to be appealed, they are divided on what impact the new rates would have on the industry as a whole.   In a note released Monday morning,...

Freedom open to network-sharing with Rogers, president says

telecom | 05/24/2019 6:09 pm EDT

As Shaw Communications Inc. continues to expand its Freedom Mobile brand, a...

Cogeco says it’s not worried about internet speed coverage

telecom | 01/11/2019 5:18 pm EST

Cushioned between a subscriber base that on average doesn’t take gigabit...

Telus says smartphone-specific adds at least on par with competitors

telecom | 05/18/2018 2:54 pm EDT

When paring the first quarter numbers down, Telus Corp.’s smartphone plan...

Wind hits 1M subscribers in first quarterly report since 2014

telecom | 07/15/2016 10:46 pm EDT

On Friday, Shaw Communications Inc. released Wind Mobile’s first quarterly results since it acquired the wireless company earlier this year, which showed revenues of $132 million for the quarter, as the company assured analysts and shareholders on a conference call that its wireless strategy will take off as it launches an LTE network and obtains low-band spectrum in the future. Wind’s revenues were up 24 per cent compared to the equivalent period last year, driven by a 136,000 increase in subscribers year-over-year, the company said. Its average revenue per user (ARPU) was...

MTS seen as acquisition target for Bell

Media | 09/02/2015 9:26 pm EDT

A stock market analyst has speculated that an acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. by BCE Inc. is likely next year. A research note Wednesday from TD Securities analyst Vince Valentini said that with MTS set to sell off...