Cable & Telecom

TekSavvy to build fibre network to Delaware Nation

LONDON — Regional rural broadband project SWIFT (Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology) announced Tuesday it has awarded TekSavvy Solutions a contract to build a fibre-optic network to bring high-speed Internet to the community of Delaware Nation Moravian of the Thames in southwestern Ontario, about 35 kms east of Chatham. SWIFT is giving approximately $460,000 in funding from its municipal partners to support the project, with TekSavvy also committing $215,000 to the $675,000 joint venture, says the news release. To be built and maintained by TekSavvy, the 14-kilometre fibre network will act as a backbone and feeder network to provide advanced broadband...

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.