Cable & Telecom

Bell to push hard into rural broadband with fixed wireless (UPDATED)

TORONTO – Bell Canada CEO George Cope said Wednesday the company is about to target up to a million rural homes and businesses by offering them a new fixed wireless broadband solution.While he didn’t give specific details, Cope said the company recently ran a test in three communities, (he wouldn’t divulge where) and added Bell will launch the new broadband service in 30 others by the end of this yearThanks to the company’s multi-billion-dollar push to get fibre as far as possible into its network, to as many LTE wireless-delivering cell sites as possible, that deep backhaul capability now also...

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.