Cable & Telecom

Distributel waives Internet overage fees in response to COVID-19

TORONTO — Distributel is the latest company to announce COVID-19 mitigation measures with the news Monday it will waive all data caps for residential Internet customers for a minimum of three months, to support the large number of people who will be at home for the coming weeks. Effective immediately, Distibutel’s Internet customers across Canada, including those in the rural communities it serves, will have unlimited Internet access. No action is required by customers, as these measures will be automatically applied to their accounts, says the news release. “This is not something anyone could have prepared for,” said Matt Stein,...

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.