Cable & Telecom

The wait continues for Canada’s public safety broadband network

OTTAWA – The next steps in developing a public safety broadband network (PSBN) in Canada have been delayed for two years now and counting. Such a network has the potential, according to Public Safety Canada’s website, “to improve the effectiveness and safety of first responders and the public safety community.” A PSBN “is a secure high-speed wireless data communications network that can be used by emergency responders and public safety personnel to communicate with each other in emergency situations, planned events, and day-to-day operations,” a Public Safety Canada spokesperson said in an email to Cartt.ca. The most recent development towards...
 

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.