Cable & Telecom

Ontario peels back wrapper on broadband and wireless plan, will look at reducing pole rates

LUCAN, Ont. — The government of Ontario today outlined some more details of its previously announced $315 million plan to improve and expand wired and wireless connectivity across the province.The five-year plan, said government officials today in Lucan, a small town north of London, includes a $150 million commitment for a new broadband fund for projects to begin by 2020-21, “which will leverage private sector funding along with support from other levels of government, to drive investment and expansion to unserved and underserved communities,” reads the province’s press release. The government also hopes that influx of new public money will...

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.