Cable & Telecom

Bell rural broadband project near North Bay gets over $500K from UBF

HORNELL HEIGHTS, Ont. — The federal government announced today it is investing $555,777 through its Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) rapid response stream to bring high-speed Internet to 136 households in rural areas near North Bay, Ont. Bell Canada is the ISP building the network, which will serve homes near the community of Hornell Heights. “Access to high-speed broadband networks is helping drive Canada’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic and will be a key driver of future social and economic prosperity. That’s why Bell committed to further accelerating our industry-leading capital investment plan to connect even more communities across the country,”...

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.