Cable & Telecom

Lite Access, Rigstar to complete fibre upgrade for Saddle Lake Cree Nation in Alberta

VANCOUVER and CALGARY — Lite Access Technologies Inc. and Rigstar Industrial Telecom announced today Rigstar has been awarded the contract for a fibre build project from the Saddle Lake Cree Nation located in the Onihcikiskwapowin region of central Alberta. The project is valued at $1.858 million, according to a press release, and is being funded by the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, Indigenous Services Canada, and by Saddle Lake Cree Nation. Federal funding for the project, which will upgrade the existing Internet and extend cellular infrastructure to the Saddle Lake Cree Nation, was announced in June 2021 by Infrastructure Canada. At the time,...

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.