VANCOUVER — Telus International today announced it acquired Bangalore, India-based Playment, “a leader in data annotation and computer vision tools and services specialized in 2D and 3D image, video and... Continue Reading
Rebuild already planned
By Amanda Oye
LYTTON, B.C. – Following record-breaking temperatures approaching 50 degrees celsius, a wildfire that began last Wednesday has wreaked havoc on Lytton, B.C., destroying much of the village, including its communication infrastructure.
“Our fibre network is totally torched,” said Daniel Mundall of Lyttonnet in an interview Monday.
As we reported in a feature story in 2018, Lyttonnet is a community cable, wireless and internet provider that spearheaded an initiative to build a community-owned fibre optic network in 2014 with the help of local volunteers. This was a significant advancement, since many in the Lytton community still relied…
LONDON, U.K. — While rural Canadians have seen slight improvements in average mobile download speeds over the last 12 months, the gap between rural users’ download speed experience has become... Continue Reading
GATINEAU — The CRTC today announced it has approved recommendations made in a report submitted in October 2020 by the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee’s (CISC) Emergency Services Working Group (ESWG),... Continue Reading
To be an open-access network BROOKS, AB — Brooks, Alberta, announced this week it has reached an agreement with a consortium led by Community Network Partners, a subsidiary of Crown... Continue Reading
VANCOUVER — In its second year supporting small businesses during the pandemic through its national #StandWithOwners initiative, Telus announced today it is doubling its commitment by investing $1 million to... Continue Reading
QUÉBEC CITY — For a rural broadband project costing $127.72 million, Videotron will receive a combined amount of $121 million in funding from the Canadian and Quebec governments, as part... Continue Reading