Cable & Telecom

Rural Broadband: Feds want broadband mapped to the doorstep

Department has a contract out for hyper-precision measurements By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA - The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Industry has a contract for more detailed broadband mapping methods that, if successful, may inform future program decisions that will go beyond the existing -- yet still new -- 250-metre increments that underpins the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF). That’s according to an ISED spokesperson in response to questions from about what a new contract on the government’s buy-and-sell website Friday will do for the future of accurate broadband mapping. The ministry has already pre-selected a Toronto artificial intelligence company for...

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.