Cable & Telecom

Shaw’s Big Pipe expands U.S. net

CALGARY and AUSTIN, TX – Shaw Communications subsidiary Big Pipe Inc., which provides data networking and Internet services to businesses, has purchased an OC-192-based U.S. network backbone service from Broadwing. The 10 Gbps of dedicated bandwidth provided by the upgrade will increase Big Pipe's capacity on three key routes: Seattle to San Jose, Calif.; San Jose to Chicago; and Ashburn, Va., to New York, says the press release."The multi-million dollar agreement builds on the reciprocal relationship established between the two companies in 2004. That agreement provided for Broadwing to supply network services to Big Pipe in the United States and...

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.