Cable & Telecom

New community-owned ISP Envi aims to connect Newmarket

NEWMARKET, ON – The southern Ontario town of Newmarket has its own high-speed Internet service provider, known as Envi.A standalone subsidiary of Newmarket Hydro Holdings and Tay Hydro, Envi will first roll out its Fibre-to-the-Premise network to the local business sector before building out into neighbourhoods, eventually covering the entire community of over 85,000 residents. According to its website, Envi will offer Internet and “related services” first, and will likely roll out telephone and video on-demand in the future."Envi will start by providing internet service to Municipal, Universities, Schools and Hospitals (MUSH) and business sectors”, said Envi GM Jim Gragtmans, in...

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.