Cable & Telecom

SWIFT awards $5.3 million for rural projects in Oxford County

LONDON – Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) announced it has granted $5.3 million in funding to expand fibre-optic broadband in Oxford County. Seven projects will bring high speed internet to 1,670 homes and businesses within the townships of Blandford-Blenheim, East Zorra-Tavistock, Norwich, South-West Oxford and Zorra. In total the county will receive $9.9 million in broadband upgrades, thanks to $4.6 million in contributions from the three internet service providers who will be doing the construction. SWIFT has signed an agreement with Quadro Communications to deploy fibre along more than 106 kilometres of roadway within the Township of Zorra to deliver...

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.