Cable & Telecom

Construction begins on broadband infrastructure in Waterloo Region

WATERLOO REGION – The Ontario government announced today construction has begun in Waterloo Region on three projects involving $11.1 million in broadband infrastructure. The projects will connect over 1,200 homes and businesses in the communities of Maryhill, Haysville, Ayr, Orr’s Lake, Clyde, Dorking, Macton, North Woolwich, Josephburg and Erbsville to high-speed Internet. Funding was awarded by Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Inc. SWIFT is supported by the governments of Canada and Ontario, which each committed $3.7 million in funding for the three Waterloo Region projects, according to a press release. Internet service providers awarded contracts for these three projects include...

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.