Cable & Telecom

Final of four SWIFT projects in Niagara Region begins construction

NIAGARA, Ont. – Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) announced last week 765 homes and businesses in the Niagara Region will have high-speed Internet access by the end of the year. “Cogeco Connexion, in partnership with SWIFT, is constructing a 53-kilometre fibre-optic network to bring improved broadband access to the communities of Grimsby Centre, Grassie, Allen’s Corners, Kimbo, Fulton, Abingdon, Caistor Centre and Caistorville,” a SWIFT press release says. Construction began in January and service is expected to be fully available in these communities by December. The project is valued at $3.3 million with the governments of Canada and Ontario each...

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.