Cable & Telecom

Eastlink readies new Gb Internet

HALIFAX - Eastlink has become the latest provider to offer gigabit internet services, announcing Wednesday that it will roll out the service in Halifax starting next month.Using its fibre optic network and advanced technologies, Eastlink said that Gig Internet will offer speeds up to 950 Mbps first to customers in Atlantic Canada before expanding across the country in 2016.CEO Lee Bragg said that the company will use Gigasphere technology (known technically as DOCSIS 3.1) which he expects to be available in the marketplace early next year."For years, we have been providing Gigabit speeds and higher to our larger business customers through...

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.