Cable & Telecom

Northern internet project in Quebec wraps up, some 800 km of fibre later

OUJÉ-BOUGOUMOU, QC - The Cree communities of Eastmain and Waskaganish in Quebec now have access to reliable high-speed Internet service thanks to the provincial government’s Plan Nord.The Québec government awarded the non-profit organization Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) $6.5 million in funding through the Société du Plan Nord for the second phase of the fibre optic network project designed to connect 13 communities in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory.The first phase of the ECN project connected 11 communities in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory in 2011.  Some 800 km of optical fibre were required to connect Eastmain and Waskaganish...
 

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.