Cable & Telecom

GwaiiTel launches high speed Internet on Queen Charlotte Islands

MASSET, B.C. – GwaiiTel and its Haida Gwaii Community Network launched operations today, launching high speed Internet in the remote communities of the Queen Charlotte Islands. In collaboration with local Internet service providers, the network brings high-speed Internet service to about 5,000 people living in the Islands’ seven largest communities, said the press release. However, the local cable operator, Masset-Haida TV, also says it already offers high speed Internet in the area and has been for a while.The Gwaii Trust Society formed GwaiiTel earlier this year, partnering with the Province of British Columbia and Telus to connect Haida Gwaii, also...

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.