Cable & Telecom

Provincial government to boost broadband in rural Saskatchewan

REGINA - The Government of Saskatchewan this week launched a brand new four-phase initiative with the goal of providing rural communities with enhanced access to wireless and high speed wired internet services.Developed in consultation with its own Crown corporation, SaskTel, the program will provide “rural areas of our province with world-class communications services,” said premier Brad Wall in a press release. “Having access to the latest technology is critical to Saskatchewan’s ability to compete and prosper in the national and global economies.”The four phases, reads the official announcement, are:Phase 1: SaskTel will invest $4.2 million to expand its fixed wireless...

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.