broadband internet

Toronto Axes Plan for Cheap, High-Speed Internet for Low-Income Households

According to The Star, the City of Toronto is abandoning plans for a municipal broadband service that would provide low-cost, high-speed internet to low-income residents. Following skepticism from members of Mayor John Tory’s executive committee and lobbying of politicians and officials by Canada’s telecom giants over the last month (particularly Bell and Rogers), the city administration...

Rogers to Soon Expand its Broadband Services to Oxford County

Rogers has today announced that its third partnership with Southwestern Integration Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) and the Governments of Canada and Ontario will allow it to bring its broadband services to the communities of Drumbo and Gobles in Oxford County. This is the third project that Rogers has been awarded by SWIFT to expand its network,...

CRTC Public Hearings Begin Over Affordable Internet and More

Five years after the last review, the CRTC is again examining basic telecommunications services, and today the ball is in the court of Canadians, as the regulator kicked off the public hearing which will ultimately add more colour to the current state of basic telecommunications services reflected through surveys. The hearing is the third phase...