Cable & Telecom

Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link goes live

INUVIK, NT - A new 1,154 kilometre fibre optic line in the Northwest Territories is now online, offering high-speed Internet access to communities in the Mackenzie Valley region.Contracted by the provincial government, construction began in 2015 and wrapped up in March.  The $82 million Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL) between High Level, AB and Inuvik connects six communities to high-speed internet and state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, with possible future access to an additional five communities in the region using microwave systems.In addition to improved delivery of health, education, and social services to these remote communities, the MVFL project will support the...

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.