For telcos, the federal budget includes only reminders about rules that have already been drafted, it seems. #cdnpoli
TORONTO (Reuters) – BCE Inc, Canada’s biggest telecommunications company, posted a 17 percent rise in adjusted quarterly profit and raised its dividend on Thursday, helped by strong growth in its media wing and ongoing strength in wireless.
The Montreal-based parent of Bell has moved forcefully into a leading position in the media industry in recent years with several large acquisitions, while creeping up on market leader Rogers Communications Inc in wireless and launching an updated Internet-based television product.
TORONTO (Reuters) – TMX Group Ltd (X.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), the owner of Canada’s main stock exchange, on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter profit well above analysts’ estimates as trading activity showed early signs of recovery.
TMX, which owns the Toronto Stock Exchange, has struggled to offset the cyclical swing away from commodities as resource companies play a major role in issuance in Canada.
Broncos must be so glad they are breaking all these records…
Why does CTV get to take over the Canadian transmission of the Super Bowl on Fox, and therefore swap the U.S. ads for local ones?
Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the best actors of his generation. And genuinely seemed like an authentic guy. So sad to hear.
TORONTO (Reuters) – Wind Mobile, one of the smallest players in Canada’s wireless market, said on Thursday it was offering a new low-cost unlimited U.S. roaming plan, a traditionally lucrative niche for its much larger competitors.
Wind, backed by Europe’s Vimpelcom Ltd, said it would offer customers unlimited data, talk and text while traveling in the United States for C$15 ($13.42) a month.