Cable & Telecom

RFP aims to fill Eastern Ontario rural cell holes

PETERBOROUGH COUNTY, Ont. — The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) issued Monday its first request for proposal to build new cellular infrastructure in the rural region of the province, as part of a $213-million public-private partnership first pitched to the federal and provincial governments by EORN back in May 2017. The competitive bidding process will identify telecom partners who offer both the expertise and best value for expanded cell coverage in the region, says the news release. The federal and provincial governments have already committed $71 million each to improve both the reach and quality of mobile broadband services in...

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.