Cable & Telecom

City of Brooks to build its own 10 Gbps broadband network

To be an open-access network BROOKS, AB — Brooks, Alberta, announced this week it has reached an agreement with a consortium led by Community Network Partners, a subsidiary of Crown Capital Partners Inc., for the construction and operation of a next-generation, fibre-optic broadband network capable of delivering 10-gigabits-per-second service to every household and business in the community. The southern Alberta city of 14,400, which is about halfway between Medicine Hat and Calgary, will invest $5.3 million in the project and will own the backbone network. Community Network Partners will invest $15.7 million to connect residents and business locations to the...

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.