Cable & Telecom

Toronto planning to build its own fibre network again

TORONTO — In what is arguably one of the most connected and fibre-rich cities in Canada, the city of Toronto is planning to build its own municipal broadband network “to help bridge the increasing digital divide by expanding access to affordable high-speed internet to underserved Toronto residents”, says a press release issued by the city last week. The city once owned a fibre network built by Toronto Hydro, but sold it to Cogeco in 2008. Despite the wide availability of Internet connectivity across the city, “some Torontonians are being left behind because of the high price of reliable internet service...
 

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.