Cable & Telecom

Construction starts on SWIFT-funded broadband projects in Elgin County

ELGIN COUNTY, Ont. — Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) and the governments of Ontario and Canada announced last Friday the start of construction on two high-speed Internet projects that will expand broadband service to more than 1,100 homes and businesses in Elgin County, Ontario. The Ontario and Canadian governments are each investing more than $1.68 million to help fund these projects through SWIFT, according to a government press release. In partnership with SWIFT, North Frontenac Telephone Corporation (NFTC) began construction earlier this year to bring improved broadband access to 742 homes and businesses in the western section of Elgin Country in...

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.