Cable & Telecom

Feds pledge over $3M to improve accessibility to technology, Internet

VANCOUVER – On Global Accessibility Awareness Day Thursday, the federal government awarded  more than $3 million in funding to the Neil Squire Society to help reduce barriers to accessing technology and the Internet.The funding is a part of the $22.3 million Accessible Technology Program, which provides support for the development of assistive and adaptive digital devices and technologies to help Canadians with disabilities take full advantage of technology.Neil Squire Society pledged to develop and distribute switches, mouth-operated systems and mounting solutions for digital technologies to make computers, laptops and mobile devices more user-friendly for people with disabilities. “This funding will enable...

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.