Cable & Telecom

Telus to ratchet up Vancouver’s speeds to 1 Gbps

VANCOUVER – Telus said Friday that it will spend $1 billion to make Vancouver the world’s next gigabit-enabled city.The Vancouver-based company will connect the majority of the city’s homes and businesses directly to its fibre optic network over the next five years.  When the first neighbourhoods are fully connected early next year, local residents and businesses will be able to take advantage of Internet speeds of up to 150 megabits per second, which will increase in the coming years to keep pace with demand. "Bringing fibre optic infrastructure directly to homes and businesses is a generational investment, and the most significant...

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.