Cable & Telecom

BC considering modeling broadband programs on Ontario’s reverse auction process: document

A new B.C. connectivity program is launching this summer, the province said By Ahmad Hathout THE MINISTRY MANAGING British Columbia’s telecommunications matters advised the deputy minister about the possibility the province could model its broadband programs on Ontario’s reverse auction process, according to an October information note obtained by Infrastructure Ontario announced in July that $4 billion in public funds intended to connect the entire province by 2025 would be handed out through reverse auctions, which involve bidders pitching projects that require the least amount of the subsidy. The Ontario process involves both identifying qualified internet service providers and taking bids on...

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.