Cable & Telecom

Feds announce $5.3M in UBF funding to connect 1,662 rural Ontario homes

OTTAWA — The federal government announced yesterday it is providing more than $5.3 million in funding through its Universal Broadband Fund’s (UBF) rapid response stream for eight projects to bring high-speed Internet access to 1,662 households in rural Ontario. Bell Canada, Golden Rural High Speed and HuronTel are the Internet service providers who are building the broadband networks and will provide access to customers. The Ontario communities that will benefit from these UBF-funded broadband projects are Alberton, Bogies Beach, Burnt River, Caledon Village, Glen Orchard, Jerseyville, Juddhaven, Kinmount, Minett, Mount Pleasant, Port Carling, Port Sandfield and Tower Manor, according 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.