Cable & Telecom

Rural Broadband: A bumpy road to connect the coast

CityWest wanted to mitigate Connected Coast risk; ISED sliced $1.5M from “served” communities By Ahmad Hathout WHEN THIS PUBLICATION reported Innovation Canada reduced the scope of the Connected Coast project, it couldn’t get the precise details from any of the federal or British Columbia governments or the builders as to how much funding was cut and which communities were axed – until now. That story reported ISED had reduced a number of communities from Connect to Innovate funding because the federal government considered them already served, but with an outdated guideline of 5 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload. (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.