Cable & Telecom

Governments of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador invest $231,000 to connect 664 rural homes

WABUSH and LABRADOR CITY, NL — The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announced today $231,756 in combined funding for Community Recreation Rebroadcasting Service Association (CRRS) to bring high-speed Internet access to 664 homes in Wabush and Labrador City, located in western Labrador near the Quebec border. The project is expected to be completed in May 2023, according to a press release. “As we are a community-owned not-for-profit, these types of funds are especially important and beneficial to us and our communities,” said Robert Burton, operations manager at Labrador City-based CRRS, in the release. “It has always been our...

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.