Cable & Telecom

$11.2 million more UBF funds doled out this week

OTTAWA – The federal government announced five more rural broadband projects, all from the Universal Broadband Fund’s rapid response stream, on Thursday and Friday, valued at $11.2 million. The projects are: $3.2 million for Tbaytel to build broadband to 689 more homes in the communities of Lappe and Toimela, outside of Thunder Bay. $700,000 to help Cogeco and Bell bring high-speed Internet to 1,111 more homes in Bancroft, Carrying Place and Mountain View. Cogeco will also be investing $324,000 and Bell Canada $1.7 million in filling these opportunities. $196,000 to help Aldera Communications connect 339 more homes in the remote...

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.