Cable & Telecom

OBITUARY: Cable pioneer Lloyd Ingraham

SQUAMISH, BC - Squamish Cable TV founder Lloyd Ingraham passed away on March 24 at the age of 102.Born September 5, 1916 in Vegreville, Alberta, Ingraham arrived in Squamish in 1919 and worked in a pulp mill in Woodfibre before becoming an electrician.  He returned to Squamish in 1955 as an electrical contractor and started the Squamish Cable TV system two years later.“At that time I believe, there were three TV sets in the valley” wrote Ingraham in Stan Thomas’ 1992 anthology ‘Cable, Vision of the Pioneers’.“The next level of nonsense was achieved when I purchased a set.  The importance...

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.