Cable & Telecom

Wikwemikong First Nation telco taps VMedia, WireIE, for triple-play launch

WIKWEMIKONG, ON - Wikwemikong First Nation telco FirstTel Communications Corporation has launched a triple-play of high-speed internet, TV and home phone to members of the Reserve, the company said Wednesday.FirstTel, with the assistance of WireIE (Canada) Inc. has built a unique wireless solution to provide the Wikwemikong Reserve with a high-speed internet service which major telco and cable services were unable to provide, reads the news release.  FirstTel also launched a full range of TV channels packaged and provided by VMedia Inc.The enhanced fibre solution using wireless broadband, the first of its kind developed by a First Nations community to serve...

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.