Cable & Telecom

CityWest launches Internet service in Lax Kw’alaams through Connected Coast

LAX KW’ALAAMS – CityWest today announced it has officially launched Internet services in Lax Kw’alaams, which is now “the first community along the Connected Coast to receive services from the subsea fibre-optic cable,” a press release says. The Connected Coast project is a $45.4-million joint venture between CityWest and the Strathcona Regional District, which has received funding from the federal government’s Connected to Innovate program, Indigenous Services Canada and the B.C. government’s Connected British Columbia program. “In January fibre was laid from Prince Rupert to Lax Kw’alaams, and connected by a shore landing, providing the backbone infrastructure necessary for faster,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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