Cable & Telecom

Ship from Barbados to install underwater fibre cable under St. Lawrence River

By Denis Carmel In a recent Canadian Transportation Agency Notice of Coasting Trade License Application, we learned that IT International Telecom Canada, an international company specializing in submarine cable installation and maintenance, applied for a coasting trade waiver in the coastal waters of Canada to install a new subsea fibre communication cable named “Sunoque III” between Sept-Îles and Sainte-Anne-des-Monts. The cable will be approximately 130 kms long, and the work has to be performed between April 15, 2022 and April 30, 2022, by the ship IT Intrepid (pictured above) for Telus, Hydro-Québec, and Bell Canada. Since 2013, IT Telecom has...

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.