Cable & Telecom

SWIFT issues RFPs, prequalifies new ISPs

LONDON – Non-profit regional broadband project SWIFT has issued its first round of RFPs for the design and construction of high-speed broadband networks within the 20 municipalities it covers.Prequalified Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been invited to submit network proposals aimed at connecting business facilities, public buildings and residences within the counties underserviced areas, says the company.Actual construction dates and network designs will be provided by the ISPs in their proposals and SWIFT says it anticipates releasing implementation plans later this Fall, including detailed construction timelines.SWIFT also announced 13 new additions to its Vendor of Record (VOR) list (the newly...

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.