Cable & Telecom

Operation High Speed: $112 million to bring broadband to 18,000 homes in Outaouais region

QUÉBEC CITY — In the latest broadband funding announcement from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, a joint investment of $81.36 million made as part of the Canada-Quebec Operation High Speed program will help to deliver high-speed Internet services to 18,200 households in the Outaouais region (north of Gatineau) by September 2022. The projects, which will be implemented by Cogeco and Xplornet, have a total value of $112.09 million, says the government’s press release. Cogeco will receive $23.8 million in funding to provide high-speed Internet access to 2,890 households, while Xplornet will receive $57.5 million to connect 15,310 homes. 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.