Cable & Telecom

Telus to provide network mobility data and insights in support of Covid-19 research

OTTAWA — Through its Data for Good program, Telus said today it is working with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to support government efforts in Canada to flatten the curve and reduce the spread of Covid-19. NSERC is the largest funder of natural science and engineering research in Canada. Telus will share insights with NSERC researchers free of charge and provide “supervised and guided access to strongly de-identified and aggregated network mobility data” to be used by NSERC-eligible researchers studying and assessing the Covid-19 crisis, says the news release. For research projects that qualify, NSERC will offer...

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.