Cable & Telecom

Ontario Budget: More money for rural broadband and wireless – and a new TV and film advisory committee

TORONTO – In its annual budget released Thursday afternoon, the Ontario government committed to invest $315 million over the next five years on “shovel-ready” projects to expand “broadband and cellular connectivity” in underserved regions of the province.“Ontario’s investment efforts will benefit from investment commitments by other levels of government and leadership from the private sector to maximize the impact of provincial investments. The Province will provide more details as part of its Broadband and Cellular Strategy, which will be released later this year,” reads the budget document.The government also noted the high value TV and film add to the province’s...

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.