Cable & Telecom

Federal government matches Alberta’s $390M for high-speed Internet

EDMONTON – The federal government announced today it will provide Alberta with $390 million in funding for high-speed Internet through the Universal Broadband Fund, matching the province’s own funding commitment. This is an increase of $240 million from the $150 million already announced in December. The federal government’s announcement today, made by Gudie Hutchings, federal minister of rural economic development, follows an announcement from the Government of Alberta last week, which indicated the province is increasing its own $150 million commitment to $390 million over four years. There are currently approximately 200,000 underserved Alberta households, which this funding aims to...

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.