Cable & Telecom

Critics say Connecting Families 2.0 doesn’t do enough to address digital divide

ISED says the initiative helps “Canadians who need it most” WHILE THIS WEEK’S news the federal government has officially launched Connecting Families 2.0 was welcomed by some, critics believe the federal government is not doing enough to ensure Canadians have access to affordable Internet. Connecting Families, which first launched in 2018 and expanded this month, is a federal government initiative to support access to affordable high-speed Internet in Canada. When it first started it gave eligible low-income families access to a broadband subscription with a minimum download speed of 10 Mbps and a minimum of 100 GB of data per...

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.