Cable & Telecom

Bell brings all-fibre broadband network to Chatham-Kent

CHATHAM-KENT, ON – Bell and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent said Wednesday that Bell will bring its all-fibre broadband network directly to approximately 38,000 residences and business locations in the Southwestern Ontario region, starting in Chatham and expanding to Blenheim, Ridgetown, Tilbury and Wallaceburg.Fully funded by Bell, the network deployment will include more than 270 km of fibre installed both underground and on utility poles. Construction is set to begin this summer, with the first customer connections expected in the fall.Bell said that its FTTP service delivers Internet access speeds of up to 1 Gbps with symmetrical upload and downloads, and...

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.