Why Canadian Cable Companies and Telecoms Are in Trouble

Sean Michael provides an interesting outsider take on the state of Canadian cable and telecom companies, arguing that they have enjoyed legislative protections that have “allowed them to enjoy inflated margins as members of a cozy oligopoly.”

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  1. Burn…
    Liberalization could prove disastrous for incumbent Canadian telecom and media conglomerates

    Why? Because they’re inefficient and incompetent. If they can’t face competition then good riddance.

    The whole article is good but midway through I started hearing a voice shouting “burn, burn, burn”. Strange.

  2. Good. Makes me happy.
    Maybe some of these old coots in our telecom businesses will learn that you can’t hold the times back.