Cable & Telecom

House committee says municipalities need more help getting federal broadband funds

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA - The House infrastructure committee is recommending the government acknowledge the role the public sector plays in delivering high-speed internet to rural and remote communities and is urging it to support small municipalities in getting funding from federal funding programs. The report, which was presented to the House on Monday, includes recommendations to the government to “acknowledge the necessary role for the public sector in delivering high-speed internet to rural and remote communities, especially those without a sufficient business case to attract private sector providers” and to “support the institutional capacity of small municipalities and Indigenous...

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.