Cable & Telecom

Millions being spent on First Nations broadband in Quebec

KAWAWACHIKAMACH, QC - Residents of the Northeastern Quebec communities of Kawawachikamach, Schefferville, Matimekush and Lac John now have access to high-capacity Internet service thanks to a joint broadband initiative between Canada's New Government and the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach. Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and Chief Philip Einish, President of Naskapi Imuun Inc., today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing up to $4.7 million towards this $6.27 million initiative. The remainder of the funding, $1.57 million, comes from the Naskapi Nation. "Broadband is a key piece of infrastructure for 21st century communities to help support...
 

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.