Cable & Telecom

Operation High Speed strategy inspired by Risk

QUEBEC – When the Quebec provincial government needed to make decisions about which ISPs would receive funding from the Canada-Quebec Operation High Speed program, Gilles Bélanger (above), parliamentary assistant to the premier for high-speed Internet in Quebec, said they approached it like a game of Risk. Responsible for making sure all households in Quebec have access to high-speed Internet (defined by the CRTC as 50 megabytes, minimum) by the end of September 2022, Bélanger and his team of 20 took out a map and looked at which ISPs were already providing services and where. While the game of Risk is...

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.