Cable & Telecom

CityWest bringing better Internet to two B.C. coastal islands

DENMAN and HORNBY ISLANDS, B.C. — Prince Rupert-based telecom company CityWest announced today it is expanding its fibre network to Denman and Hornby Islands with the help of $5.64 million in funding from the B.C. government. CityWest says in a press release it will use the funds to build and operate the fibre networks on the two islands, which are located off the east coast of central Vancouver Island. B.C.’s Ministry of Citizens’ Services announced the funding last week, which is being provided through the provincial government’s Connecting British Columbia program. CityWest is receiving up to $3.26 million in funding...