Cable & Telecom

$1.3 million in UBF money to fill gaps north of Burlington

OTTAWA — Independent ISP Standard Broadband is receiving $1.3 million in funding through the federal government’s Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) rapid response stream to bring high-speed Internet access to 329 underserved households in Zimmerman and surrounding areas north of Burlington, Ont., according to an announcement today from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED). “We here at Standard Broadband are all very excited to bring our fibre to the home network to over 300 rural households and businesses in Burlington. Through the Universal Broadband Fund partnership, the community will have access to a network that will not only meet today’s...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.