Cable & Telecom

Bell announces faster rural broadband rollout

MONTREAL – Bell Canada said Thursday it is on track to reach 137,000 more homes than originally planned by the end of this month with its wireless home internet solution. The company said it accelerated the rollout of WHI to 180 communities in rural Quebec and Ontario areas as part of its response to the Covid-19 crisis. "Bell's wireless home internet program is dedicated to bringing full broadband Internet speeds to rural communities and other traditionally underserved locations. And with WHI usage growing 40% over the last month, the Covid-19 crisis has clearly underscored the value of the service to...

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.