Cable & Telecom

Ontario MPs demand federal investment in SWIFT 2.0 GigaProject (updated)

SEVERAL MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT for Southwestern Ontario are getting behind Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) and its 2.0 GigaProject, calling on the federal government to provide funding for the project which aims to bring 1 Gbps broadband services to 95% of the population in the region by 2026. In a letter dated February 10, the 14 MPs who signed the letter ask Francois-Philippe Champagne, minister of innovation, science and industry, and Maryam Monsef, minister of rural economic development, to ensure the SWIFT 2.0 GigaProject receives federal funding. The MPs point out the Southwestern Ontario region did not receive funding for...

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.