Cable & Telecom

More rural funding for broadband in Ontario and Quebec

OTTAWA and QUEBEC CITY — The federal government announced today $289,000 in Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) money has been awarded to Bell Canada to bring high-speed Internet to two rural communities in eastern Ontario, while $10.4 million is being provided through the Canada-Quebec Operation High Speed program to Cogeco to deliver broadband to 12 towns in the Montmagny regional county municipality (RCM) near Quebec City. The UBF funding, provided through the fund’s rapid response stream, will see Bell deliver high-speed broadband to 601 underserved households in the communities of Crysler and St-Albert, located southeast of Ottawa. Bell is investing an...

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.