Cable & Telecom

Telus lights up highway dead zone in B.C.’s north

VANCOUVER — Telus announced today it is bringing wireless connectivity to a 20-kilometre stretch of Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace, B.C., as the result of investing more than $1 million in building a new cell site. Construction on the new cell tower was completed in December and connects users to Telus’s 4G LTE network. The new cell site is located approximately 60 kilometres west of Terrace, and brings coverage to an area that was previously one of the longest stretches of Highway 16 without any cellular service, the news release says. Telus now provides coverage to more than...

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.