Cable & Telecom

Feds and Province announce $17.3 million for high-speed Internet in BC (updated)

Telus to connect over 2,000 households OTTAWA – The Canadian federal government and the Province of British Columbia announced last Friday over $17.3 million in funding to bring high-speed Internet to over 2,000 households in rural BC. The funding will cover four projects, and will provide service to households “in Cariboo regional district and in Indigenous communities of the Thompson-Nicola district in rural British Columbia,” according to a press release. A spokesperson from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) confirmed via email to the federal government is contributing just over $8.7 million, which is a little over half...

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.