Cable & Telecom

Ontario tables legislation to accelerate broadband projects

TORONTO — The Ontario government announced today it is introducing new legislation to help bring reliable high-speed Internet to underserved and unserved communities in Ontario sooner. If passed, the proposed legislation, the Getting Ontario Connected Act, 2022, “would remove barriers, duplication and delays, making it easier and faster to build high-speed internet infrastructure across the province,” reads an Ontario government press release. Ontario is currently investing $900 million in more than 180 broadband, cellular and satellite projects across the province, and the new legislation “would provide the tools and assurances that internet service providers need to get shovels in the...

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.