Category Archives: News

Over the past few decades, the internet has grown into an essential technology for residents all over the world. To this day, new technologies are constantly being introduced. As the way we use the internet continues to shift, it can feel daunting to stay up to date about the industry. Thankfully, we have a great collection of news articles and updates focused on Canada’s internet industry. If you feel like you’re falling behind, you’ll find everything you need to get up to date!

Rogers Internet Coming to More Homes in Ludlow, New Brunswick

For the past few decades, Rogers has served as one of Canada’s largest telecom companies. With millions of customers nationwide, they are responsible for bringing television, phone service, internet and more into homes all over the country. While Rogers’ services are widely accessible across urban environments in Canada, they are much harder to access in …

Xplornet Acquiring Swift: What you Should Know

On September 9 2021, Xplornet announced its acquisition of Swift High Speed. Based in New Brunswick, Xplornet is Canada’s largest internet provider focused on rural broadband. Alternatively, Swift High Speed is an independent ISP that provides high-speed internet to communities across Southeast Manitoba. Why is a company as large as Xplornet acquiring Swift High Speed? …

TekSavvy Versus CRTC: What’s Going On?

TekSavvy is an independent service provider based in Chatham, Ontario. Since their establishment, they have aimed to provide affordable internet, TV and home phone service to Canadian residents and businesses. However, they recently publicly denounced the CRTC, and began a campaign demanding that they lower internet prices across the country. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications …

Fibre Internet in Saint-Honoré-de-Témiscouata: What you Need to Know

Bell recently announced that they will be expanding their fibre optic network to Saint-Honoré-de-Témiscouata, Quebec. With their advanced technology, Saint-Honoré-de-Témiscouata residents can enjoy lightning-fast download speeds, as well as features like Fibe TV. Bell’s plan is part of a larger $1.7 billion investment. This huge venture is aiming to provide rural Quebec with advanced technology …

Telus Investing $27 Million to Bring Fibre Internet to Whistler, B.C.

The telecom giant Telus recently announced their $27 million investment in order to bring their fibre network to Whistler and Squamish B.C. This initiative will allow for far higher speeds within these towns, and allow hundreds of homes to benefit off fibre optic technology. This announcement follows a series of other similar investments by Telus, …

Canadian Government Funding Telesat: $1.44 Billion for Satellite Internet

The federal government has contributed a hefty $1.44 billion towards Telesat. With this investment, the company has almost reached its funding goal of $5 billion. The government’s funding comes in two parts: a $730 million loan and $650 million being purchased in shares.  Telesat is a satellite internet company, and will act as Canada’s competition …