Cable & Telecom

Fast UBF stream to connect 74 homes near Sudbury

OTTAWA – The federal government today announced the Universal Broadband Fund's Rapid Response Stream will grant $269,000 in funding to Blue Sky Net to bring high-speed Internet to the Wahnapitae First Nation community on the northwest shore of Wanapitei Lake, northeast of Sudbury. This project will connect 74 underserved households to high-speed Internet, including 68 Indigenous households. The $1.75-billion Universal Broadband Fund was launched on November 9, 2020 and the fast stream of up to $150 million is immediately available for ready-to-go projects which are to be completed by November 15, 2021. “Thanks to this streamlined process, projects that are...

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.