Cable & Telecom

Rogers breaks ground on wireless project along B.C.’s Highway of Tears

SEATON, B.C. — Rogers Communications announced today it has started construction on the first of 12 new cell towers that will help close gaps and improve safety along B.C.’s Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Prince George, known as the Highway of Tears due to the many Indigenous women and girls who have disappeared or were found murdered on the route. “At Rogers, we are deeply committed to reconciliation and to using our technology to help connect rural, remote and Indigenous communities,” said Jorge Fernandes, chief technology officer at Rogers Communications, in a press release. “It is our hope that...

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.