Cable & Telecom

CityWest partners with Council of the Haida Nation to connect Haida Gwaii

HAIDA GWAII – CityWest, the Council of the Haida Nation, Skidegate Band Council and Old Massett Band Council, announced today they are partnering up to connect Haida Gwaii communities to a fibre-to-the-home network. As part of the partnership, a new company will be created called CityWest Haida Communications Corp., which will send part of its profits to the Haida, providing community members with a direct financial benefit, according to a press release. Additionally, the Haida Nation will own the fibre-to-the-home network, which will be “powered by CityWest fibre-optic services.” Construction will begin in the next few months with first “building...

Our industry and COVID-19

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