Cable & Telecom

Canada, Ontario announce $56M in new rural broadband funding

OTTAWA — The governments of Canada and Ontario today announced more than $56 million in new combined federal and provincial funding for six projects to bring high-speed Internet access to more than 6,500 households in rural northern and southwestern Ontario, including several First Nation communities. These new projects build on the two governments’ existing $1.2-billion partnership, announced in July 2021, that is designed to support “large-scale, fibre-based projects that will provide high-speed Internet access to more than 280,000 rural and remote households across the province,” explains a press release from the Canadian government. According to a separate backgrounder, the new...
 

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.