Telus said it could have connected thousands of BC homes with Videotron 5G licenses
The company is in court challenging the western Canadian licenses awarded to Videotron.
Nunavut fibre line decision expected in summer/fall 2021
The $203-million Nunavut fibre project, originally announced in August 2019, won’t know what route it will take until the summer or fall of this year.
Bell received $122M in wage subsidies, bringing big 3 telecom total to nearly quarter billion
Bell filed its first fresh provincial lobby registration in months and, as the downUP previously reported, it would inevitably reveal the amount the company obtained in wage subsidy money.
Nunavut “reassessing” Greenland route for $203M fibre project
Nunavut’s fibre line came under fire for the proposed cost, but it was also uncertainty about striking a deal with the island’s largest telecom provider that is driving it to reassess the whole route entirely.
Citing competition, Rogers asks B.C. officials for same infrastructure access as Telus
Rogers formalized in a letter to B.C. officials its concern that Telus allegedly has a major advantage when it comes to attaching equipment to structures.
The federal government has delivered only 54% of allocated Connect to Innovate money through 2020
Money allocated for the Connect to Innovate broadband program is getting held up, as the program is mired by delays and slow build-outs.
Big telecoms received over $100m in emergency wage subsidy money, records show
Rogers and Telus received at least $100 million from the emergency wage subsidy program, but layoffs continue.