Cable & Telecom

Small town gets large broadband help

CHAPLEAU – The small lumber community of Chapleau, Ont., which lies about 300 kms northeast of Sault Ste. Marie, is about to get connected. Bell Canada, Nortel and the Town of Chapleau today launched Project Chapleau, a joint initiative to research the impact of advanced technology on rural and dispersed communities. “Project Chapleau will evaluate the positive effect of technology and how it stimulates economic, healthcare, education and social activity in the community,” reads the press release. Bell and Nortel will contribute technology and other resources to enable broadband access service in Chapleau, as well the applications necessary to fully...

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.