Cable & Telecom

SWIFT awards new money for Perth County fibre builds

PERTH COUNTY, Ont. — Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) today announced details of five fibre-to-the-home projects which will deliver $6.6-million worth of broadband upgrades to expand high-speed Internet access to 869 households and businesses in Perth County, Ont. SWIFT has awarded $3.7 million in federal and provincial funding to improve high-speed broadband connectivity throughout the municipalities of North Perth, West Perth and within the township of Perth East (northwest of Kitchener-Waterloo). The Internet service providers who are building the FTTH networks are contributing more than $2.9 million collectively to the broadband projects. Three of the FTTH projects are being undertaken...

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.