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Feds rollout $20 a month internet for low-income families and seniors

telecom | 04/04/2022 1:22 pm EDT

The federal government is providing low-income families and seniors with broadband services at reduced rates. On Monday it unveiled the second leg of its Connecting Families...

CCSA elects new board members, announces new chair

telecom | 09/24/2021 5:03 pm EDT

The Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA) Friday announced four new members have been elected to its board of directors. Hearst Connect general manager Tania Cossette, Novus Entertainment Inc. co-president and chief financial officer Chris Marett, Cooptel executive director Marie-Eve Rocheleau, and Total TV president Matt Stein have joined the board for a two-year term.  Outgoing members include Novus co-president and chief legal officer Donna Robertson, the former chair who will be replaced by Angela Lawrence, general manager of Hay Communications. Steve Scott of Cross Country...

Hydro pole rates a problem for rural connectivity: CCSA vice-chair

telecom | 11/14/2019 5:26 pm EST

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Higher rates telecom providers must pay to connect to hydro poles in Ontario are especially onerous in rural areas, Angela Lawrence, vice-chair at Canadian Communication Systems...

ITPA pitches ‘sustainability component’ for rural broadband programs

telecom | 02/13/2019 4:38 pm EST

The government should create a “sustainability component” to rural broadband funding projects so they don’t dwindle in quality or eventually fail, according to an association representing...

Four small TV providers to offer CraveTV

Media | 03/18/2015 7:11 pm EDT

BCE Inc.’s media division said in a press release Wednesday that its streaming service, CraveTV, is now available to customers of four small TV providers in Ontario. Bell Media said Hay Communications Co-operative Ltd.,...