Cable & Telecom

Connected Coast joint venture to get going

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. — Municipally owned Northern B.C. telecom company CityWest announced today it has officially entered into a joint venture agreement with Strathcona Regional District (SRD) to improve broadband connectivity across the region. Known as the Connected Coast project, the purpose of the joint venture is to bring high-speed Internet accessibility to rural and remote communities along coastal B.C., Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island. The project was announced almost three years ago, with SRD and CityWest working with the federal and provincial governments to determine the details and final funding for the project. (At the time of its announcement...

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.