Cable & Telecom

Access makes 50 channels free during COVID 19 outbreak, boosts news on community channel

Upgraded broadband network working well REGINA – Access Communications said today that even with so many people working from home, its broadband network has met the increased demands of its communities, even with the higher web traffic and what it says have been a record number of phone calls. The company recently completed backhaul upgrades. “This extra capacity has maintained network performance despite significant growth in traffic during the traditionally non-peak hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Access is also seeing record numbers of landline telephone calls, exceeding past levels seen from Mother’s Day and other holidays,” says its press...

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.