Cable & Telecom

UBF: $9.5 million to connect 17 more rural and Indigenous communities in Ontario

OTTAWA — The federal government announced today it is investing more than $9.5 million through the Universal Broadband Fund’s (UBF) rapid response stream for 11 projects that will bring high-speed Internet to 17 rural and Indigenous communities in Ontario. These projects will connect a total of 6,124 underserved households, with almost half (2,953 homes) in Indigenous communities. Of the 11 projects, 10 are led by Indigenous applicants. One of the applicants, Indigenous-owned and -operated ISP Kuhkenah Network (K-Net), has been awarded funding for three of the projects. According to a backgrounder, the UBF funding for these projects has been allocated...

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.