Cable & Telecom

Telus connecting Richmond, Steveston to its PureFibre network

RICHMOND, B.C. - Telus will invest $110 million to connect more than 90% of homes and businesses in Richmond and Steveston directly to its fibre optic network.The gigabit-enabled Telus PureFibre network will enable connected residents to immediately take advantage of dramatically faster Internet speeds of up to 150 Mbps, while businesses, schools, healthcare providers, and other institutions can access even more speed and capacity, reads the news release.  The network offers symmetrical service, meaning that customers can upload just as fast as they download.Construction work is currently underway, and Telus said that it anticipates connecting the majority of homes and businesses by the...

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.