Cable & Telecom

CityWest to receive $4.6M from government to connect 1,200 Vancouver Island homes

Telus receiving $2.5M in provincial funding to connect 600 homes in three B.C. communities NANOOSE BAY, B.C. — CityWest and the B.C. and federal governments today announced $4.6 million in combined government funding has been awarded to CityWest to bring high-speed Internet access to 1,200 rural and remote households in seven communities on Vancouver Island and the nearby Gulf Islands. CityWest will use the funds to build and operate a new fibre network in each of the communities, which include Telegraph Cove, Holberg, Kyuquot and Winter Harbour on northern Vancouver Island, as well as Van Anda on Texada Island, Galiano...

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.