Cable & Telecom

Shaw expands telephony coverage; boosts web speeds

CALGARY – Shaw Communications said today it now offers local phone service to 23 regions throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba. Today it expanded its voice over IP offering to Medicine Hat, Lethbridge and Red Deer, Alberta. Since its launch in 2005, Shaw had over 212,000 customers at the end of August, 2006. Also today, the company debuted Shaw High-Speed Nitro Internet, "the fastest Internet service available in Canada," says the press release, which boasts a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 1 Mbps.Nitro will be available for ordering in the Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Vancouver...

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.