Cable & Telecom

CRRBC 2020: Why government aid for rural broadband “needs to be about more than funding”

By Ken Kelley COULD SOME OF CANADA’S rail lines and dormant ones which have become rail trails be important to helping unlock rural broadband connectivity in underserved parts of the country? This was one of several ideas put forward during a panel discussion on the role of governments at Canada’s Rural and Remote Broadband Conference series, which moved to an online format due to the Covid-19 crisis. Moderated by publisher and editor Greg O’Brien, the panel of experts included representatives from provincial and local government, and two operators. The guests provided a broad scope of varying perspectives from regions...

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.