Cable & Telecom

Telus spends $25 million-plus to connect B.C. Indigenous communities

VANCOUVER — Telus today released its 2020 Indigenous Connectivity Report, which outlines the benefits of partnerships between the company and Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia. The report also provides an update on the investment Telus has made to bring connectivity to Indigenous communities and the current reach of its network. In partnership with Indigenous governments, the telecom has made high-speed Internet available to approximately 18,500 homes, businesses and community hubs. To date, more than $25 million has been invested to connect Indigenous communities in B.C. to Telus’ PureFibre network, including enhanced wireline and wireless connectivity, says the company. Among 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.