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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 originally awarded a total of about $71.6 million from the commission’s $750 million rural broadband...

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 expertise on cyber security was already announced in 2019, but the new program was officially launched on Thursday by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED). “Strong cyber security expertise and innovations are key to protecting Canada’s data and intellectual property and to maintaining the competitiveness of Canada’s businesses,”...

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...