Cable & Telecom

SaskTel partners with Indigenous-led Beaver River Broadband

REGINA — SaskTel announced today it has partnered with Beaver River Broadband, a new majority Indigenous-owned Internet service provider jointly launched by Meadow Lake Tribal Council Resource Development Inc. (MLTC RDI) and Wood River Controls (WRC, operating as Wood River Internet). Through its strategic partnership with SaskTel, Beaver River Broadband (BRB) “will bring improved high-speed internet access to Saskatchewan First Nation and rural communities,” a press release says. BRB “works with communities to build specialized fixed-wireless solutions for broadband access,” the release explains. Through SaskTel’s Rural Broadband Partnership Program (RBPP), launched in September 2021, BRB will use portions of SaskTel’s...

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.