Cable & Telecom

Telesat’s new bird to help improve broadband in Nunavut

OTTAWA – Telesat has given its thumbs up to last week’s announcement that earmarked $50 million in federal funding to improve high-speed Internet access in Nunavut.The global satellite operator revealed that Bell Canada has signed a 15-year contract for substantially all of the HTS spot beam capacity over northern Canada on its new Telstar 19 Vantage satellite that is scheduled to launch in the second quarter of 2018.  Bell Canada subsidiary Northwestel will use the capacity to enhance broadband connectivity for communities in Nunavut.Telesat said that once operational, Telstar 19 Vantage will have six distinct coverages over the Americas and North Atlantic...

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.