Cable & Telecom

Cisco to build Shaw’s Wi-Fi network; broadband customers will be able to roam

CALGARY and SAN JOSE – Shaw Communications’ new Wi-Fi network will provide customers with a far better on-the-go-broadband option than cellular or the hotspot hodge-podge available at coffee shops far and wide, says its network equipment provider.The big western broadband, cable and TV company announced today what many already knew, that it has chosen Cisco to deploy an “extensive and advanced Wi-Fi network” in Western Canada to provide broadband wireless access to its customers.The broadband wireless network will be available to Shaw customers in various markets (beginning in the spring in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton) where Wi-Fi access points are...

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.