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Feds, province roll out broadband in southwestern Ontario

telecom | 08/19/2022 4:57 pm EDT

The federal government and the government of Ontario have each pledged $538,000 towards the rollout of broadband in southwest Ontario, it was announced Friday. More than 630 families, farms and businesses in Dufferin County are affected by the decision. The communities...

Feds invest $500,000 in broadband rollout in Alberta

telecom | 06/20/2022 4:50 pm EDT

The federal government is putting nearly $500,000 into broadband infrastructure in West Bragg Creek, Alta., it was announced Monday.  Approximately 280 households will receive high-speed internet. High-speed is defined as 50 megabits per second (Mbps) to download and 10...

ILECs and CLECs spar over telecom fees amendments

telecom | 06/10/2022 4:33 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. and Cogeco Inc. are among competitors protesting proposed changes to the...

Canada and Ontario governments pledge $56 million for broadband rollout

telecom | 04/19/2022 3:29 pm EDT

The governments of Canada and Ontario are jointly investing $56 million for...

Feds announce $41M in funding for rural Alberta broadband

telecom | 03/15/2022 4:57 pm EDT

The federal government is investing $41 million to deliver high-speed...

CRTC awards additional funding to northern Quebec broadband project

telecom | 10/01/2021 2:21 pm EDT

The CRTC approved finalized statements of work Friday in five projects...

Feds spending $1.44B on Telesat’s advanced low earth orbit satellites

telecom | 08/12/2021 4:51 pm EDT

The federal government is planning to pour $1.44 billion into Telesat Holdings Inc., it announced Thursday, which intends to connect Canadian communities to broadband internet...

CRTC announces 10 projects, $20.5M, in Broadband Fund

telecom | 08/04/2021 5:39 pm EDT

Approximately 3,625 households will benefit from the CRTC’s Broadband Fund, after a Wednesday announcement of 10 projects selected to receive a total of $20.5 million....

SaskTel spending another $50 million on rural fibre optic broadband

telecom | 06/25/2021 5:16 pm EDT

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. (SaskTel) is throwing another...

Cogeco getting millions more in high-speed funding

telecom | 06/08/2021 5:53 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. is getting more than $40 million in funding for high-speed internet projects in Quebec. ...

Telus spending $26 billion in Ontario, Quebec

telecom | 05/17/2021 3:46 pm EDT

Telus Corp. is planning to spend a combined $26 billion on network connectivity in Ontario and Quebec...

Feds launch new cyber security program

telecom | 05/06/2021 5:15 pm EDT

The federal government is looking to enter a multi-year funding agreement with experts who will form its new Cyber Security Innovation Network. The four-year, $80 million investment to support three or more Canadian centres of...

Cogeco, Xplornet get $81.36 million in connectivity funding

Media | 05/04/2021 5:41 pm EDT

Cogeco Inc. and Xplornet Inc. are getting a combined $81.36 million to connect more than 18,000 households to high-speed internet in the Outaouais region of Quebec.  The funding announcement from...

Telus and Sogetel getting $38 million for high-speed connectivity projects

telecom | 05/03/2021 5:58 pm EDT

Telus Corp. and Sogetel Inc. are each getting millions to connect 2,850 houses in Quebec to high-speed internet by September 2022 for a total cost of $38 million, Innovation, Science and Economic...