Cable & Telecom

Premier takes direct control of provincial broadband rollout, with a 2022 deadline

QUEBEC CITY – The broadband file in the province of Quebec is now the direct responsibility of the premier’s office. The provincial government announced Wednesday Orford MNA Gilles Bélanger is appointed as parliamentary assistant to the premier of Quebec, François Legault, and will be singularly focused on the deployment of high speed Internet to all of Quebec. Until now, the broadband file has been the responsibility of the Ministry of Economy and Innovation (MEI), and a staff of about fifteen officials from that ministry has now been transferred to the premier’s office. “The deployment of high-speed Internet throughout Quebec 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.