Cable & Telecom

Quebec first to benefit from new rural broadband program

ROBERVAL, QC - Ten communities in Quebec are the first to benefit from improved high-speed Internet access under the Feds’ new rural broadband program Connect to Innovate.Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said Thursday that Ambra Solutions will receive up to $13 million in funding to provide faster, more reliable Internet connections from Shawinigan to Chambord, a move impacting thousands of residents throughout the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and La Mauricie regions.  In addition, the improved network access will allow telcos to offer cellphone service along Route 155.The Government of Quebec is providing matching funding for these projects through its QuĂ©bec branchĂ© program.“Internet...

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.