Cable & Telecom

Governments of Canada, BC announce first projects to benefit from $830M partnership

OTTAWA – The governments of Canada and British Columbia today announced the first high-speed Internet and mobile projects to be funded through the $830-million partnership they announced in March. Today’s announcement includes up to $108 million of the previously announced funding, which will bring high-speed Internet to up to 14,000 households as well as mobile connectivity to seven rural B.C. communities, including First Nations communities, a press release explains. With this announcement, approximately 2,200 Indigenous households will benefit from improved mobile connectivity, said Gudie Hutchings, minister of Rural Economic Development, during a press conference earlier today. Limited details about the...

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.