Cable & Telecom

CRTC launches first call for Broadband Fund

GATINEAU – The CRTC today launched its first call for applications for the Broadband Fund.CRTC chair Ian Scott made the announcement at the Canadian Telecom Summit on Monday, saying the Commission is now accepting applications for projects in the the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, as well as satellite-dependent communities in the territories, northern parts of British Columbia and Saskatchewan, and in parts of Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.The Broadband Fund will provide up to $750 million over five years to support projects in regions where there is a great need for improved broadband Internet and mobile wireless services.The CRTC's universal...

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.