Cable & Telecom

$18 million for rural B.C. broadband

LYTTON, B.C. – The federal government today, along with the B.C. provincial government, announced an investment of $18 million in three projects that will provide new or improved high-speed Internet access to eight communities, including seven First Nations, and up to nine institutions across British Columbia.Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Jinny Sims, B.C.'s Minister of Citizens' Services were in Lytton on Tuesday to confirm the announcement.As a result of this funding, residents of Bridge River, T'it'q'et, Skuppah, Boothroyd, Gitanyow, Iskut, Dease Lake and Bob Quinn Lake will be able to have access to stable, more affordable broadband.The...

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.