Cable & Telecom

Videotron gets $28.58 million in rural funding to deliver broadband to 5,400 homes

QUEBEC CITY — The federal and Quebec governments are providing $28.58 million in funding through the Canada-Quebec Operation High Speed program for Videotron to bring high-speed Internet access to 5,460 households in the Estrie and Montérégie regions by September 2022. Including Videotron’s contribution, the total investment in the broadband build is $31.66 million, according to a press release from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada earlier this week. As the network builder on the project, Videotron will take an inventory of the targeted regions over the next few weeks to confirm the number of households, says the release. The extensive...

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.