Government will not publish submissions received By Amanda OYE GATINEAU, QC – Comments submitted to the federal government’s consultation into harmful content online highlight a multitude of issues with... Continue Reading
QUISPAMSIS, NB – The Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA) announced today its board of directors has four newly-elected members. New members include Tania Cossette, general manager of Hearst Connect, Chris... Continue Reading
Has also been a “pillar” of the CCSA board, chairperson says
By Amanda Oye
BRANDON, Man. – Westman Communications Group’s board of directors announced yesterday its president and CEO Dave Baxter (above) is retiring effective March 2022.
“The Board of Directors would like to thank Dave for his dedication and commitment to growing the Cooperative over the last 26 years and wish him our very best on his well-deserved transition into retirement,” said Westman board chairperson, Jason Roblin, in the press release.
“Westman has grown to be an employer of choice for many people in Manitoba, accomplished through Dave’s leadership and vision for…
CANADIAN ISP SUMMIT organizers Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) and Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA) announced today new additions to the schedule for the event being held virtually Sept.... Continue Reading
SYDNEY, NS – Rogers Communications will acquire Seaside Communications, a local telecommunications company based in Sydney, Nova Scotia, the companies announced today. Seaside has two divisions, a wireline operation and... Continue Reading
ORGANIZERS OF THE Canadian ISP Summit, the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) and the Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA), announced today the program agenda for this year’s virtual conference... Continue Reading
ONTARIO – While Ontario Connects has generally been welcomed by the industry, organizations that represent small, independent internet service providers have some concerns about how the province’s $4 billion plan... Continue Reading
By Amanda Oye
LARGE INTERNET SERVICE providers have been the recipients of the vast amount of funding from the Universal Broadband Fund that had been allocated as of June 30th, 2021.
Jay Thomson, CEO of the Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA), compiled publicly available data, which shows Videotron, Cogeco, Bell, Telus and Rogers have been the major winners of UBF funding (see chart below).
The data takes into account two sets of funding. The first is funding from the UBF’s Rapid Response stream and the second is from the Canada-Quebec Operation High-Speed project, which received half of its $826.3-million funding from…