Cable & Telecom

70 communities in Newfoundland, Labrador to benefit from faster Internet

ST. JOHN’S - More than 1,500 households in 70 rural and remote communities in Newfoundland and Labrador will receive improved high-speed Internet thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment of nearly $40 million.The funding was announced Tuesday by Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, on behalf of ISED minister Navdeep Bains, and by provincial premier Dwight Ball.Of the $39.97 million to be invested in Newfoundland and Labrador, $26.88 million will come from the federal government, largely through its Connect to Innovate program; $1.57 million will come from the government of Newfoundland and Labrador; and $11.52...

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.