Cable & Telecom

Rural communities in Manitoba receive $83.9M to boost high-speed Internet coverage

WINNIPEG – More than 100 rural communities in Manitoba will soon be able to get online and access high-speed Internet through a combined investment of $83.9 million led by the Federal Government’s rural broadband program Connect to Innovate.An announcement Tuesday by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains said that 112 rural and remote communities in the province stand to benefit from the funding, 48 of which are First Nations and 21 that are located in regions without year-round road access.The Connect to Innovate program will contribute $43.7 million; $3.5 million will come from Indigenous Services Canada; $20 million will...

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.