Cable & Telecom

Niagara Regional Broadband Network providing SmartProtect to subscribers at no cost

NIAGARA, Ont. – Niagara Regional Broadband Network (NRBN) announced today it is providing its SmartProtect DDoS mitigation solution to dedicated Internet access subscribers free of charge. “DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service, whereby malicious traffic from multiple sources floods a network to the point that it cannot operate,” a press release explains. “This causes legitimate traffic to come to a halt and can knock some businesses offline for days or even weeks at a time.” NRBN’s SmartProtect provides protection from such attacks. “After a successful proof-of-concept project, NRBN will now offer basic DDoS protection services to its Dedicated Internet...

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.