Cable & Telecom

Connected Coast project reaches Hartley Bay

HARTLEY BAY, B.C. — Prince Rupert-based telecom company CityWest announced last Friday the Connected Coast project in Northern B.C. has now reached the remote village of Hartley Bay. To date, more than 250 kilometres of subsea fibre has been laid as part of the project, which has been made possible with funding from the B.C. and federal governments, a CityWest press release explains. Valued at $45.4 million, the Connected Coast project is a joint venture between CityWest and the Strathcona Regional District. Construction on the project started last fall. When finished, the project “will provide backbone communication services to 139...

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.