Cable & Telecom

CIRA wants Canadians to put their Internet connections to the test

OTTAWA - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is asking Canadians to use its new performance test to see how their Internet connections measure up, and the results may be used to address the digital divide in Canada.The organization, which manages the .CA domain, released the .CA Internet Performance Test Tuesday which it says is designed to show users their speed and performance in real network conditions, including network congestion and complex global data routes.  Many other tests compensate for these realities, showing only the best-case scenario for a given connection, it said.The test is made up of test servers located...

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.