Cable & Telecom

Bell expanding pure fibre in Hamilton and Newfoundland and Labrador

HAMILTON and ST. JOHN’S — Bell Canada announced today the expansion of pure-fibre Internet service to homes and businesses in Hamilton, Ont., and five rural communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. These expansion projects are part of Bell’s accelerated capital investment in national network infrastructure, announced earlier this year. The Hamilton announcement is also part of a $400-million investment Bell announced in January 2020 to bring direct-fibre network connections to more than 200,000 homes and business locations throughout the city. Bell says it “has now reached more than 75,000 Hamilton locations with all-fibre broadband access” and the expansion program “will bring...

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.