Cable & Telecom

Ontario’s Ring of Fire region gets broadband boost

THUNDER BAY, ON - Residents in five Northern Ontario First Nation communities in the Ring of Fire Region north of Thunder Bay will receive improved high-speed Internet access under the Federal Government’s new rural broadband program Connect to Innovate, as previously reported by, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said Friday that Rapid Lynx Telecommunications will receive $37.1 million to install about 880 kilometres of new fibre optic cable to five fly-in communities in Northern Ontario. The Ontario provincial government will also offer up to $30 million to the Matawa First Nations Management Inc. to bring modern fibre-optic cable to...

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.