Cable & Telecom

Churchill gets high speed

CHURCHILL, Man. – Canada’s polar bear capital now has high speed Internet access, courtesy Manitoba Telecom Services. The port town of 1,000 people, which is an eco-tourism favourite thanks to the closeness of the polar bear population, is way off the beaten path, has no roads into it and is accessible by sea, rail or air (it’s about 1,000 kms by air) MTS CEO Bill Fraser joined Churchill Mayor Michael Spence at a community event in the town to celebrate the announcement late last week. “MTS recognizes the contribution Churchill makes to the economic well-being of our province as an...