Cable & Telecom

ISED committee to study rural digital infrastructure starting Thursday

OTTAWA – After 276 members of Parliament voted earlier this month to support a private members motion, M-208, which calls for expanded digital infrastructure (wireless and wired) in rural areas, the standing committee on Industry, Science and Technology will begin hearings to study the matter Thursday morning.“I am pleased to see that my colleagues from both sides of the aisle recognized that the lack of cell phone coverage and internet access in rural areas is a public safety issue faced by too many Canadians,” said Liberal MP for Pontiac, William Amos, said earlier this month when his motion passed.As we...

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.