Cable & Telecom

UBF money helping to bring broadband to Hearst

HEARST, Ont. — The government of Canada announced today $763,000 from its Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) rapid response stream is being invested to help bring high-speed Internet to 373 households in the northern Ontario community of Hearst. The municipality of Hearst is also contributing approximately $190,000 to the fibre-to-the-home project, according to Marc Serré (above left), member of parliament for Nickel Belt, who spoke during a press conference this morning. Hearst Connect Corporation, which is owned by the town of Hearst, is building the network. According to Tania Cossette (above right), Hearst Connect’s general manager, the company has been working...
 

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.