Cable & Telecom

Pimicikamak getting high-speed fibre infrastructure through CTI program

CROSS LAKE, Man. — Kici Sipi Communications Partnership, a joint venture between Pimicikamak Okimawin and Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba, on Friday provided more details of a rural broadband project announced last week, which is receiving federal funding through the Connect to Innovate (CTI) program. Formed in 2020, Kici Sipi Communications is receiving $16.6 million in federal funding for the construction of high-speed fibre-optic infrastructure throughout Pimicikamak Territory and into Cross Lake and Norway House. “In Cree, ‘Kici Sipi’ means ‘great river’. Historically, the river was a means for our people to connect and communicate between villages throughout 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.