Cable & Telecom

SWIFT announces $7.5-million worth of broadband expansion projects in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Ont. — Rural broadband funding organization Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) today announced it has awarded $7.5 million in contracts to support six fibre-to-the-home projects which will expand broadband service to more than 1,117 households and businesses throughout Middlesex County in southwestern Ontario. Funding for the projects includes $4.3 million in federal and provincial funding and $3.2 million in contributions from the Internet service providers who are building the FTTH networks, which include Xplornet Communications,, Execulink Telecom, North Frontenac Telephone Company (NFTC) and Quadro Communications. The details of the six projects announced today are as follows: Xplornet...

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.