Cable & Telecom

Bell, Xplornet, bringing high-speed Internet access to rural PEI

CHARLOTTETOWN — The government of Prince Edward Island announced Friday it has signed federal-provincial agreements with Bell Canada and Xplornet, as well as a funding arrangement with local Internet provider Air Tech Communications through the PEI Broadband Fund, which will result in access to faster, more stable Internet service for rural Islanders. In March 2019, the federal and provincial governments committed to investing more than $36 million towards the Bell Canada and Xplornet projects. “Bell is pleased to partner with the Government of Prince Edward Island to enhance broadband connections for Islanders in rural communities,” said Glen LeBlanc, Bell’s chief...

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.