Cable & Telecom

Construction begins on SWIFT-funded broadband projects in Simcoe County

SIMCOE COUNTY, Ont. — The government of Ontario announced today construction has begun on broadband infrastructure projects in Simcoe County, Ont., which will collectively connect more than 11,000 rural homes and businesses to high-speed Internet service. The projects are being funded through Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT), supported by the governments of Canada and Ontario, which each committed $9 million in funding to broadband expansion projects that will deliver reliable Internet access to the townships of Clearview, Adjala-Tosorontio, Essa, Springwater, Oro-Medonte, Tiny, Tay, Severn and Ramara, and the towns of Midland, Penetanguishene, Innisfil, and the community of New Lowell....

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.