Cable & Telecom

Connected Coast construction begins

THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE of the Connected Coast project in B.C. has officially begun, joint venture partners CityWest and Strathcona Regional District announced last week. The $45.4 million project, announced in 2018, is funded by the federal and provincial governments and is being co-managed by Prince Rupert-based CityWest and the Strathcona Regional District. The undersea cable project will bring high-speed Internet access to 139 rural and remote coastal communities, including 48 Indigenous communities, along the B.C. coast from north of Prince Rupert, to Haida Gwaii, south to Vancouver, and around Vancouver Island, explains a press release. Baylink Networks is the main...

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.