Cable & Telecom

CityWest trials new private gigabit network

PRINCE RUPERT, BC – CityWest Cable and Telephone has flipped the switch on its first private gigabit network, which it hopes will serve as a pilot project for its new service Northwest Gigabit Network.The network offers high speed interconnects between the nine schools and the support offices located in School District No. 52 in Prince Rupert.  Tim Dressel, director of information technology at School District 52, said that the infrastructure makes his district “a classroom technology leader” in the province.“The Northwest Gigabit Network as well as Citywest’s other networks are the key to enabling us to deliver leading edge technology at the lowest...

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.