Cable & Telecom

Feds commit $5M in UBF money to bring high-speed Internet to six Alberta towns (updated)

OTTAWA — The Government of Canada announced today more than $5 million in funding through its Universal Broadband Fund’s (UBF) rapid response stream for Clearwater County and service provider Switch Incorporated to bring high-speed Internet to a total of 7,339 households in rural Alberta. Communities benefiting from the project include Nordegg in Clearwater County, Hay Lakes in Camrose County, New Sarepta in Leduc County, Cooking Lake and Collingwood Cove in Strathcona County, and Tofield in Beaver County. Clearwater County is located in west central Alberta, while the other five communities listed in the federal government’s press release are located east...

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.