Cable & Telecom

Aurora’s community channel going HD

AURORA – Aurora Cable will launch what is believed to be Canada’s first high definition cable community channel on Sunday. “We have a demanding subscriber base who have come to expect the very best of television, Internet and telephone,” said Steve Mitchell, director of community television at the independent cable company serving about 16,000 subscribers north of Toronto. At a cost of over a quarter million dollars, the HD venture represents a significant investment in the communities of Aurora and Oak Ridges, says the company’s press release. Broadcasting in 1080i HD widescreen format, channel 510 officially launches on Sunday, December...

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.