Cable & Telecom

UPDATED: Shaw, CityWest to help connect 33 communities in B.C. to new or faster broadband

SKIDEGATE, BC – Thirty-three rural and remote British Columbia communities, including13 Indigenous communities, will receive new or improved high-speed Internet thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment of $38 million.The funding, announced Tuesday by Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, and British Columbia’s Minister of Citizens’ Services Jinny Sims, comes in addition to the $45.4 million investment announced in January for 154 coastal BC communities.According to the announcement, $19.7 million will come from the federal government’s Connect to Innovate program; $11.3 million will come from the Government of British Columbia, through the Connecting British Columbia program and the...

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.