Cable & Telecom

Ontario to spend $2.8 billion more on broadband

TORONTO – In the Ontario budget, released this afternoon, the province said it will spend $2.8 billion more on broadband infrastructure, “ensuring that every region in the province has access to reliable broadband services by 2025,” reads the document. Combined with prior commitments (but with precious few provincially funded projects actually begun, let alone complete), this new funding increases Ontario’s investment in broadband to nearly $4 billion over six years beginning in 2019–20, reads the release. The provincial government says there may be as many as 700,000 households in Ontario are underserved or unserved with broadband (the document did not...

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.