Cable & Telecom

Federal-provincial funding to help Bell connect 694 rural Labrador homes

OTTAWA — The federal government and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador today announced joint funding for Bell Canada to bring high-speed Internet access to 694 rural households in the province. This project will benefit the communities of Charlottetown, Lodge Bay, Mary’s Harbour, Port Hope Simpson and Red Bay, all located in southeastern Labrador. The amount of funding Bell is receiving to undertake the broadband network construction was not disclosed in the government’s press release. A spokesperson for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) said in an email to the federal government is not disclosing funding details for...

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.