Cable & Telecom

Federal, provincial governments invest $6M to connect 1,191 rural Ontario households

OTTAWA – The governments of Canada and Ontario today announced they are investing over $6 million to bring high-speed Internet to 1,191 households in rural communities in the province, including Innerkip, Strathallan, Braemar, Hickson, Beachville, Brownsville, Culloden, Mount Elgin, Salford, Sweaburg, Delmer, Foldens and Ostrander. Execulink Telecom is the service provider for these projects, which are part of the $1.2-billion partnership the federal and provincial governments announced last July. Both governments contributed an equal amount of the funding, with the federal government’s portion coming from the Universal Broadband Fund. “We need to close the connection gap and ensure that every...

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.