OTTAWA – The CRTC is now allowing Cable Public Affairs Channel Inc. (CPAC) to participate in the proceeding dealing with the broadcast side of the proposed Rogers/Shaw transaction as an... Continue Reading
TORONTO – WildBrain Television announced today its fall lineup for Family Channel and Family Jr., which include several exclusive Canadian broadcast premieres. “This October, WildBrain Television is handing out treats... Continue Reading
YORK, PA — United Fiber and Data (UFD), a fibre-optic network provider in the northeastern United States, announced today Canadian telecom carrier Eastlink and an unnamed global data centre provider... Continue Reading
By Denis Carmel Several Internet service providers and related groups have now officially weighed in on TekSavvy and the Competitive Network Operators of Canada’s (CNOC) petitions to the Governor in... Continue Reading
HALIFAX — Eastlink announced today it will invest almost $26 million to expand its mobile network further into New Brunswick, bringing its service to mobile customers in the northern part... Continue Reading
By Denis Carmel CARTT.CA HAS LEARNED large Canadian broadcasting and telecommunication enterprises collected significant amounts from the federal government’s Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP) in... Continue Reading
HALIFAX — Eastlink announced today its new “Rollover Data” plans that allow mobile customers to keep their unused data by automatically rolling it over to the next month. In addition,... 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…