Cable & Telecom

PEI to build its own “tip-to-tip” (and loads of spots in between) fibre backbone

CHARLOTTETOWN – The P.E.I. government has announced plans to build a high-speed fibre network.In her recent Speech From The Throne, lieutenant-governor Antoinette Perry unveiled goals for “extensive infrastructure renewal and development”, including a backbone network designed to extend and enhance broadband services in the province.Perry said the government has been working closely with ISPs and is "encouraged by the increased access to higher capacity services”.“We will build on this relationship and assist our private enterprise by building a high-speed fibre network – or backbone – from tip-to-tip of our province”, she continued.  “Service providers will be able to connect to this...

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.