Cable & Telecom

UN-backed Broadband Commission report advocates for ‘meaningful universal connectivity’

NEW YORK — As global Internet growth stalls, there is an urgent need for governments around the world to adopt new collaborative strategies “to drive the concept of ‘meaningful universal connectivity’ through greater emphasis on resource sharing and a more holistic approach that treats broadband as a basic public utility and vital enabler of global development,” says a new report from the UN-backed Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development.Traditional approaches to driving Internet network roll-out and uptake are failing to reach the remaining half of the world’s population still lacking online access, according to The State of Broadband 2019: Broadband as...

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.