Cable & Telecom

Telus speeds up western wireless Internet

VANCOUVER – With the completion of a final wireless installation on Mount Byang, near Port Alice on northern Vancouver Island, most Telus cellphone customers in B.C. and Alberta now have access to wireless high speed Internet service. As a result of a three-year, $100 million investment program, Telus has installed hardware at more than 1,100 cell sites in B.C. and Alberta, providing wireless service to about 95 per cent of residents. The company said they’ll now have access to the Internet at speeds approaching home Internet service. “Western Canadians can now enjoy access to wireless broadband Internet pretty much anywhere...

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.