Cable & Telecom

Telus receives $22.1M from feds, province, to connect Basse-Côte-Nord region

NATASHQUAN, QC - Telus will bring improved broadband and cellular service to the Basse-Côte-Nord (Lower North Shore) region of Quebec thanks to $22.1 million from the federal and provincial governments.Under the Société du Plan Nord and the Connect to Innovate program, the Quebec and federal governments will each contribute $11.05 million and Telus will invest $1.2 million to improve access to high-speed Internet and establish cellular service for the first time in the region.The current Basse-Côte-Nord region telecommunications network serves 14 communities spread over nearly 400 km, and the upgrade will increase the data transmission capacity of the current Internet...

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.