The company is in court challenging the western Canadian licenses awarded to Videotron.
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Communications news pertaining specifically to the province of British Columbia.
Supply chain, wildfire and even landlord and community support problems have plagued some broadband projects in the province.
Regional districts have pointed to Ontario and Quebec as provinces that seem well ahead on cash and policy for access to poles.
BC Hydro said it wants to be more proactively involved on broadband projects after a miscommunication with Telus on a Shaw project.
BC Hydro expects a possible legal challenge on constitutional grounds if CRTC gets jurisdiction over its poles.
Shaw is fighting a proposal that would allow BC Hydro to charge telecoms to use its wires to mount wireless equipment.
Before Netflix reported Covid cases in B.C., film industry reps wanted reprieve from 14-day quarantine
Film industry interests wanted relaxed quarantine rules. Then Netflix reported a number of positive cases.
The British Columbia government is prepared to step-in if smaller providers are impacted by the larger ISP's $10 internet offerings.
Rogers has for years sought to raise its profile in Western Canada, and now seeks to add pressure on telco giant Telus by buying out its rival Shaw.
Eastlink launching new brand in B.C. called Wild Blueberry Internet with a single $60, 100 Mbps plan
Bragg Communications’ Eastlink filed a trademark for "Wild Blueberry Internet" on Feb. 15, an internet service provider whose only offering is a pre-paid $60 plan with 100 Mbps download, 10 Mbps upload and unlimited monthly data allowance.