Cable & Telecom

Aftermath of Hurricane Fiona: Telecoms continue to work around the clock to restore service

IT HAS BEEN nearly two weeks since Hurricane Fiona devastated Canada’s east coast, despite which some Canadians continue to be without telecommunications services. This is not because service providers failed to plan ahead or because restoring service was not prioritized. Rather, it goes to show just how bad the storm was when it hit. “Hurricane Fiona was the biggest storm ever to hit anywhere in Canada,” a Bell spokesperson told via email. “Our preparations ensured our core networks remained largely operational throughout, but the damage to our infrastructure in the field is the worst we have ever seen in...

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.