Cable & Telecom

Telus files to lobby Toronto on infrastructure resiliency

By Ahmad Hathout TORONTO – Telus Corp. has filed a lobby registration with the City of Toronto to talk about infrastructure resiliency. The purpose of the registration, approved January 5, is to “discuss infrastructure resiliency with a focus on climate change and impacts on critical services, including telecommunications networks.” The lobby category is filed under emergency planning and restoration. The largest city was just one of many affected in the nationwide blackout in July of Rogers’s network, which impacted governments and private sector services. The fallout from the blackout led to a commitment from the major telecommunications companies to support...