Cable & Telecom

Rural Alberta ISP MCSnet announces GigAir service offering fiber-like speeds

ST. PAUL, Alta. — Alberta rural Internet provider MCSnet announced yesterday its latest service, GigAir, which delivers “fiber-like speeds without the cable or cost,” according to a press release. “GigAir creates a mesh network throughout your community so that we are able to offer fiber-like speeds through the air,” Rhonda Lafrance, MCSnet’s communications manager, explained in the release. “This service requires a short distance between radios and an unobstructed view of the surrounding neighbourhood, which makes it ideal for towns, villages, and hamlets. GigAir is currently available in a few of our communities such as St. Paul, Glendon, and Elk Point, but the...

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.