Cable & Telecom

Canada’s elusive national digital strategy a reality at last

WATERLOO, ON – Canada officially has a national digital strategy after Industry Minister James Moore unveiled Digital Canada 150 in Waterloo on Friday morning, billed as an “ambitious path” with clear goals for a connected and competitive Canada. Under Digital Canada 150, the federal government will provide $305 million to extend and enhance high-speed Internet services to a target speed of 5 Mbps for some 280,000 Canadian households in rural and remote areas; provide $36 million in funding to repair, refurbish and then donate computers to public libraries, not-for-profit organizations and Aboriginal communities earmarked for students; and, through the Business Development Bank of...

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.