Cable & Telecom

Cisco launches Connected North to aid education, healthcare in northern communities

IQALUIT, NU and TORONTO – Cisco Canada officially launched the Connected North initiative Wednesday, a $1.6 million project that brings education and healthcare services to remote communities across Canada's North.Established in 2011, Connected North is a unique partnership between the territorial government in Nunavut, private sector partners, community leaders, nongovernmental organizations, and Cisco.  The program strives to connect North and South in a way that preserves the unique and treasured aspects of Northern culture.The virtual education program utilizes Cisco TelePresence, Partners In Research's VROC (Virtual Researcher on Call) platform and satellite bandwidth donated by SSi Micro.  Its pilot phase connected grade...

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.