Cable & Telecom

CityWest to blanket half of Prince Rupert with fibre by end of 2019

PRINCE RUPERT, BC — CityWest announced its fibre-to-the-home rollout will cover almost half of Prince Rupert households by the end of the year, as part of its five-year, $10-million fibre investment in the city.“Our amazing employees have been hard at work over the last year building our state-of-the-art fibre plant in Prince Rupert,” said Chris Marett, CEO of CityWest, in a news release. “And we’re all very proud that, by the end of this year, almost half of the households in town will be able to access fibre-to-the-home services.”Bart Kuntz, vice-president, outside plant at CityWest added: “Our outside plant team...