Cable & Telecom

Consumer groups demand more Covid-19 relief from government, ISPs, wireless cos

OTTAWA — The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), ACORN Canada and the National Pensioners Federation (NPF) jointly called Tuesday for more Covid-19 relief for low-income consumers in the form of unlimited Internet access for at least the next six months and low-income Internet and wireless plans to help all Canadians stay connected while isolating at home during the coronavirus pandemic and possibly beyond. The consumer groups addressed their demands to not only the federal government and the CRTC but also Canada’s Internet and wireless service providers. “The Canadian government has told Canadians to stay at home which we are doing,”...

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.