Cable & Telecom

Construction begins on CityWest fibre-to-the-home project on Denman Island

DENMAN ISLAND – CityWest announced yesterday it has kicked off its fibre-to-the-home construction project on Denman Island, with plans for Hornby Island to follow. “This week, construction crews will begin building this state-of-the-art and future proof underground fibre-optic network, which will provide world class urban style connectivity for decades to come,” a press release says. The last-mile project, valued at $7.6 million, is being completed by CityWest in partnership with the Government of B.C. and the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD). The B.C. government provided $5.6 million for this project through the Connecting British Columbia program. (The funding was announced...

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.