Cable & Telecom

CRTC announces up to $20.5M in funding awarded from Broadband Fund

OTTAWA and GATINEAU – The CRTC today announced 10 projects will receive up to $20.5 million in funding from its Broadband Fund. “The projects will support the rollout of fourth-generation (also known as LTE or LTE-A) mobile wireless access along 425 kilometres of roads and highways in Manitoba, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador,” a press release explains. “They will also support improved Internet and mobile wireless access that will benefit 2,250 households in 35 communities, including five Indigenous communities and one official language minority community, in the three provinces.” The Broadband Fund has now committed up to $226.5 million to...

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.