Telecom & Cable

Shaw Communications restructuring gets thumbs up at Canaccord Genuity

In the midst of a major restructuring, Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) is making headlines with its employee buyout program, one which will see the telecom company shed a full one-quarter of its workforce over the next 18 months. The move is cause for a forecast increase by Canaccord Genuity ...

Espial Group is on a roll, Haywood says

A new order for Espial Group (TSX:ESP) has Haywood Securities analyst Pardeep Sangha raising his price target on the stock. On Wednesday, Espial announced it had reached a deal with an unnamed North American cable operator with more than one-million video subscribers. “We’re pleased to have ano ...

Before the Bell: U.S. futures shift gears; Bay Street eyes telecom

A rundown of what to expect this trading day and the stocks that'll see action ...

Telus stock is looking attractive, says Echelon Wealth

Ahead of its fourth quarter 2017 results, Canadian telecom biggie Telus (TSX:T) has maintained its “Buy” rating from Echelon Wealth’s Rob Goff, who says that further growth in wireless will be key to the company’s success going forward. Telus will release its Q4 results before the opening b ...

CRTC exec director reconfirms Canada’s commitment to net neutrality

Telecom watchdog Chris Seidl reiterated the importance of net neutrality in Canada during a House of Commons committee meeting yesterday. ...

Just 3 weeks left to save

For 3 days (June 4-6), the leadership of the telecom, broadcast & IT industries will converge in Toronto for The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit. Join your peers, suppliers, policy makers, regulators, customers and competitors in attending the industry’s most important gathering, to discuss the key ...

Early bird savings end February 28

For 3 days (June 4-6), the leadership of the telecom, broadcast & IT industries will converge in Toronto for The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit. Join your peers, suppliers, policy makers, regulators, customers and competitors in attending the industry’s most important gathering, to discuss the key ...

Blatantly, overwhelmingly, or structurally engaged in piracy

Section 36 of Canada’s Telecom Act will be emerging from relative obscurity this week. It turns out that these 28 words puts the CRTC at the centre of defending intellectual property rights in a digital age. Except where the Commission approves otherwise, a Canadian carrier shall not control th ...

PenderFund Capital’s Dave Barr shares three top picks for 2018

If you were to sum up the media portrayal of the average tech company’s journey, it’d go something like this: two geeks in a garage create the new “thing” that everyone’s gonna want on their phones or in their homes. They relocate to an office, start scaling up and get bought by Google in ...

An affordable broadband strategy

Earlier today, the CRTC rejected an appeal of Telecom Decision 2016-496 (“Modern telecommunications services – The path forward for Canada’s digital economy”) by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now Canada (ACORN) together with the National Pensioners Federation and the ...