Cable & Telecom

Eastlink at 50

HALIFAX — Eastlink, which started out as a small cable company in rural Nova Scotia when it was established in 1971 by John Bragg, has of course since grown into a communications company serving small towns across Canada, and is celebrating 50 years in business this year. “We are proud to come from humble beginnings,” said Deborah Shaffner, CEO of Eastlink, in a press release today. “We’ve grown from a hometown cable company that got its start in Amherst, Nova Scotia with just a handful of people to a team of over 1,300 people serving hundreds of small towns across...

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.