Cable & Telecom

Telus invests $500,000 to bring high-speed wireless to remote BC community

VANCOUVER — The remote Indigenous community of Ahousaht, located off the west coast of Tofino on Vancouver Island, is getting high-speed wireless voice, text and Internet service for the first time, thanks to a $500,000 investment in a new cell site by Telus.Telus said Tuesday in a news release that construction on the cell tower is nearing completion and the company anticipates the site will be live this December, providing residents and visitors in the area access to Telus’s 4G LTE network.“We have been engaged with the community of Ahousaht First Nation for over a year to collaboratively determine 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.