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Videotron: VOIP Update

Financial Post Videotron Ltee. is expected to jump into the Internet telephony market soon, which would make it the first Canadian cable company to offer the fast-emerging service. According to analysts who attended briefing sessions with Videotron senior management yesterday … Continue reading

Nortel's New Economics

Not to kick a dog when it's down but you have to love Nortel's ability to turn a positive into a negatiive. Exhibit A is a US$500 million contract Nortel announced earlier this week with an Indian wireless carrier. Turns … Continue reading

Videotron's VOIP trials

Videotron Ltee's telecom division, the company has more than 1,000 customers testing its Internet telephony service in Montreal. “The tests are very conclusive (+++), and Videotron with Videotron Telecom are currently poisitioned to become the first major telco to provide … Continue reading

Bell's IP-TV plans

Bell's move into the television business will take a major step forward next year when it start trials of an Internet-based service aimed at single-family households. During an investment conference today in Toronto, the company came across as ultra-confident as … Continue reading

Bell's Wireless Upgrade

Bell Mobility is jumping at the 3G bandwagon with a $150 million plans to upgrade its 1X wireless network to EVDO. Canada's second-largest wireless carrier has 21 EVDO sites up and running now, and hopes to roll out EVDO across … Continue reading

Nortel's Q3 Results

As Nortel stumble towards the financial restatement finish line, the numbers are coming out fast and furious. Today, the telecom equipment maker said it had an unaudited loss of six cents (US) in the third quarter on sales of US$2.3 … Continue reading