Cable & Telecom

CityWest receives $1.9M in joint Canada-B.C. funding to connect 663 homes in rural B.C.

Telus receiving $9.8M to connect 1,600 rural B.C. homes OTTAWA — The governments of Canada and British Columbia are jointly providing almost $1.9 million in funding for two projects by Prince Rupert-based CityWest to bring high-speed Internet access to 663 households on Keats Island and in New Brighton on Gambier Island, both located northwest of Vancouver. The announcement was made today by the federal government, which explained these two projects are part of a larger $108-million federal-provincial funding commitment announced in May 2022, which in turn is part of a $830-million partnership between the two levels of government announced in March 2022. The federal...

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.