Cable & Telecom

Alberta to invest $150 million in rural broadband

CAMROSE, AB – The Government of Alberta announced today it will invest up to $150 million, as part of the province’s recovery plan, to expand and improve broadband Internet in rural, remote and Indigenous communities. The Alberta Government estimates it will cost $1 billion to expanding high-speed Internet connections to underserved areas in the province and “is working with the federal government and the private sector to share the cost,” according to a press release. There are approximately 201,000 households throughout the province without access to high-speed Internet, including around 80% of Indigenous households and 67% of rural households. “Our...

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.