Cable & Telecom

Town delivers broadband petition to MP, MPP

CALEDON, Ont. — A petition by the town of Caledon in Ontario (about 50 kms north of Toronto) asking the federal and provincial governments to declare broadband Internet an essential service and free up unused or “dark” fibre-optic networks has garnered more than 2,000 signatures, says a media release posted Tuesday on the municipality’s official website. The petition (which we reported on here) was launched in August and asked Dufferin-Caledon’s federal and provincial members of parliament, Conservative MP Kyle Seeback and Conservative MPP Sylvia Jones, to advocate on the town’s behalf as it sought to have broadband declared an essential...

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.