Cable & Telecom

Government announces $136M plan to connect remaining rural homes in Newfoundland and Labrador

STEADY BROOK, NL — The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announced yesterday $136 million in joint funding to connect all remaining rural households in the province to high-speed Internet. Up to $116 million of this funding is coming from the federal government’s $2.75 billion Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) and up to $20 million comes from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The number of remaining underserved households to be connected in the province is just over 60,000, according to a press release. The Internet service providers who will receive the funding to build the necessary broadband connections were...

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.