Cable & Telecom

More rapid UBF funding for small communities near Ottawa

OTTAWA – The Government of Canada announced last week that Rogers Communications will receive $620,000 to bring high-speed Internet to the Carlsbad Springs area of rural Ontario as part of the Universal Broadband Fund’s rapid response stream. The funding will help “connect 146 underserved households in the Carlsbad Springs area, around the communities of Navan, Vars and Blackburn Hamlet, to high-speed Internet,” according to a press release from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. Since the funding has been awarded as part of the Rapid Response Stream of the UBF, the project must be completed by November 15, 2021. Please...
 

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.