Cable & Telecom

Rural communities in Alberta receive $22.5M to boost high-speed Internet coverage

CALGARY – Residents in 39 rural and remote communities in Alberta will soon be able to get online and access high-speed Internet through an investment of $22.5 million led by the Federal Government’s rural broadband program Connect to Innovate.An announcement Thursday by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said that of the 39 communities that will benefit from this investment, five are Indigenous communities.The Connect to Innovate program will contribute $17.1 million and $5.4 million will come from other contributors.  The funding is for backbone networks that will bring fibre optic cable to the communities, connect or enhance connectivity 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.