Cable & Telecom

SaskTel granted another extension to find broadband fix for rural customers

OTTAWA - Just days after announcing it would ensure its rural customers continued access to high-speed Internet, the federal government has intervened by deploying more spectrum and granting SaskTel a second extension to find a better solution. SaskTel’s 8,000 customers have relied on a system of towers that were to be discontinued at the end of this year due to broadband spectrum allocation changes being implemented by Industry Canada. The Crown Utility’s original proposal earlier this week to have customers choose from SaskTel High Throughput Satellite (HTS) Internet Service or a 4G Mobile Internet Stick service plan was met with...
 

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.