Cable & Telecom

Eastern Ontario broadband expansion project sets sites on business parks

HASTINGS COUNTY, ON - Bell Aliant, Cogeco Cable and Utilities Kingston have been awarded contracts to expand high-speed fibre internet connections at more than 50 business parks and clusters across rural Eastern Ontario.The business park project, valued at about $8.9 million, is the latest phase of the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) project, a $170 million initiative to expand rural broadband throughout the region.  Created by the Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus, the project is supported by federal, provincial, and municipal funding, and private sector investment.The companies are building the new services off of their existing infrastructure, as well as off...

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.