Canadian Communications & Media Stocks

What does the U.S. net neutrality battle mean for Canada?

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has become Public Enemy Number One for proponents of net neutrality.   The Trump administration appears likely to repeal its regulations governing net neutrality, to the delight of U.S. internet service providers. It’s a development that has many proponents of a free and ...

BCE.PR.Z / BCE.PR.Y : Net 7% Conversion to BCE.PR.Z

BCE Inc. has announced: that 585,184 of its 1,227,532 fixed-rate Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, Series Z (“Series Z Preferred Shares”) have been tendered for conversion on December 1, 2017, on a one-for-one basis, into floating-rate Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, S ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday November 21st 2017

Tech Talk for Tuesday November 21st U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 8 points in pre-opening trade. Campbell Soup dropped $3.83 to $46.10 after reporting lower than consensus third quarter earnings. The company also lowered its fourth quarter guidance. D ...

Think outside the box with value investing

Will these cats start climbing? (Flickr)   The world is a wonderful place full of strange, quirky, and unusual people. They can provide an extra spice that makes life fun. Around these parts they like to mix their portfolio strategies, mashing up value investing peanut butter with momentum choco ...

Home remedies

As reported in Cartt.ca, TELUS Health has partnered with Tunstall to launch remote patient monitoring, to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and help patients living with chronic disease. Tunstall’s ICP Integrated Care Platform allows clinicians to support patients managing chronic condition ...

DGS.PR.A To Get Bigger

Brompton Group has announced: Dividend Growth Split Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it is undertaking an overnight treasury offering of class A and preferred shares. The sales period for this overnight offering will end at 9:00 a.m. (ET) tomorrow, November 17, 2017. The offering is ...

Canada’s mobile download speeds are getting faster, report says

Even if Canadians are unhappy with the monthly hit of their mobile phone bill, they should be more content with their uploading and downloading speeds, which have increased significantly over just the past year. According to Internet metrics company Ookla, Canada’s mobile download speed ranks 15t ...

Hashtag Trending – Alexa comes to Canada, Anonymous targets Nazis, Forever 21 looks into data breach report

Amazon Alexa comes to Canada, Anonymous strikes again, and Forever 21 may be the latest data breach victim. On Google Trends – Amazon’s Alexa is coming to Canada. It’s been in the rumour mill for months, but on Wednesday Amazon confirmed its voice-activated assistant is coming north of ...

Amazon boosts developer support in Canada following Alexa launch

Canadian developers no longer have to use American Amazon accounts to build an Alexa Skill or integrate Alexa into their smart home hardware. Following yesterday’s announcement that it is bringing Alexa and several of its Echo devices to Canada, Amazon is now expanding its Alexa Skills Kit and Al ...

Canadian business executives underestimate the impact of digital transformation

Only 22 per cent of Canadian business executives think that digital transformation will disrupt their enterprises, according to a new IDC survey. “Business leaders have a less urgent view of digital transformation (DX) as compared to their IT counterparts,” said Tony Olvet, group VP of research ...