Cable & Telecom

Bell launches FTTx in Montreal

MONTREAL - Sympatico Optimax, a high speed Internet service for consumers that brings fibre optics closer than ever to consumers' homes, launched today in Montreal. The service offers an Internet connection that will consistently deliver fast maximum speeds of 10 or 16 megabits per second (Mbps), says the press release. "Bell is setting a new standard in Internet access," said Kevin Crull, president, residential services, Bell Canada. "Sympatico Optimax builds on Bell's new fibre optic network." Sympatico Optimax brings Bell's fibre optic network closer than ever before to consumer homes, resulting in faster Internet access that remains consistent throughout the...

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.