Cable & Telecom

THE INDEPENDENTS: Fibre to every last farmhouse, barn and business

WHATEVER THE CRTC says Wednesday are to be the new basic service obligations for Canadian telcos and ISPs, Quadro Communications is more than ready. It might well be the Canadian incumbent carrier which will have the least trouble adapting to the new rules.The 3,100-member telecom co-op headquartered in Kirkton, Ont., has already deployed fibre to the home to every farmhouse, barn and business in its four exchanges which sit in in parts of Perth, Huron, Middlesex and Oxford counties in southwestern Ontario farm country about 45 kms north of London, Ont.That’s right, the folks living in places like Wartburg (pictured...

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.