Cable & Telecom

Construction starts on three Niagara Region fibre projects

NIAGARA – Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) announced today construction has begun on three projects bringing fibre-to-the-home connectivity to 4,881 Niagara Region homes and businesses in the communities of Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Falls, Pelham and Wainfleet. The projects, two of which are being completed by Bell Canada and one by Niagara Regional Broadband Network, are supported by the Governments of Canada and Ontario. Each government committed $3.5 million to the three projects, the contracts for which were awarded by SWIFT, according to a Government of Ontario press release. “SWIFT is proud to partner with both...

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.