Cable & Telecom

Telus and feds invest $15 million in underwater fibre link

SEPT-ÎLES, Que. — Telus and the federal government jointly announced today a $15-million investment for the deployment of an underwater fibre-optic cable between Sept-Îles and the Gaspésie region of Quebec. The federal funding is coming through the Connect to Innovate program. The submarine cable will improve the reliability and security of telecommunications services on Quebec’s North Shore, by providing an additional high-speed connection in the region, says the news release. In the event of a fibre cut on the main transmission network, the new underwater fibre link will ensure the continuity of Internet, TV, and wireline and wireless phone services...

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.