Cable & Telecom

Northwestel launches FTTH service in three Yukon towns

DAWSON CITY, WATSON LAKE and UPPER LIARD, Yukon — Northwestel announced today it has launched full fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) Internet service to more than 1,000 homes in three Yukon communities. Residents and businesses in Dawson City, Watson Lake and Upper Liard “now have access to unlimited data and Internet speeds 16 times greater than previously available,” says a press release. “Maximum residential Internet speeds in these communities have increased from 15 Mbps to 250 Mbps (download speed) and now far surpass the CRTC’s universal service objective of 50 Mbps,” reads the release. These are the first fibre upgrades as part of...

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.