Cable & Telecom

Videotron provides smartphones with unlimited data to isolated youths and seniors

MONTREAL — Videotron announced Wednesday it is providing 1,000 smartphones with unlimited data plans to youth rehabilitation centres and long-term care facilities in Quebec to help alleviate the isolation experienced by youths and seniors housed at these centres during the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative is being implemented in collaboration with the government of Quebec, and will enable youths and seniors to stay in touch with their families and loved ones at a time when they are more isolated than ever, says the news release. The 500 devices being distributed to youth rehabilitation centres (CRJDAs) will also make it easier for...

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.