Cable & Telecom

UBF, Quebec broadband funding to help connect Venise-en-Québec

OTTAWA — The governments of Canada and Quebec announced today a joint investment of more than $536,000 to bring high-speed Internet access to 855 households in the municipality of Venise-en-Québec, in the Montérégie region. Non-profit company IHR Télécom will receive the funding to complete the connectivity work by September 2022. The funding is being provided as part of the federal government’s Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) Rapid Response Stream and the Quebec broadband program (Stream 1), according to a press release issued by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. “IHR Télécom is also investing to ensure coverage for the entire municipality,...

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.