Cable & Telecom

Coast Community TV marks 40 years

SUNSHINE COAST, BC – Eastlink’s Coast Community TV is celebrating 40 years showcasing the best of the Sunshine Coast.The volunteer driven channel got its start by students and teachers at Elphinstone Secondary School who hosted a Community Television Forum in June, 1979 to determine the community support for a volunteer run community television station."We were actually an after school group; we called ourselves ESRP, Elphinstone Student Research Productions,” said filmmaker Velcrow Ripper, a student of the original television production class, in a statement.  “Our mentor and teacher, Marta MacKown, came up with this idea of creating a broadcasting community station....
 

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.