High Speed Access

Ottawa Announces High Speed Internet to North of Burlington

Through the Universal Broadband Fund's (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada has announced over $1.3 million in funding for Standard Broadband to bring high-speed Internet to rural residents of Ontario. This project will connect 329 underserved households to high-speed Internet in Zimmerman and surrounding areas north of Burlington. "We here at Standard Broadband are...

$50.1M Joint Investment to Bring High-Speed Internet to Centre-du-Québec

The Canada–Quebec Operation High-Speed project has today announced a joint $50.1 million investment to bring high-speed Internet services to 6,930 households in the Centre-du-Québec region by September 2022. The projects funded under Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed are a key part of the digital shift in Quebec and will promote access to telemedicine, distance learning, entertainment, online shopping, and...

Feds and Xplornet to Bring High-Speed Internet to 1,020 Homes in Mauricie Region

As part of the Canada–Quebec Operation High Speed project, a joint investment of $5.73-million has been announced to bring high-speed Internet services to 1,020 households in the Mauricie region by September 2022. The $9.55-million project will be implemented by Xplornet. The investments announced will accelerate the deployment of reliable, high-performance infrastructure in the urban agglomeration of La Tuque, including La Bostonnais, La Tuque,...

Feds and Bell to Bring High-Speed Internet to 362 Homes in Rural Ontario

Through its Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), the Government of Canada has today announced over $352,000 in federal funding to bring high-speed Internet to rural residents of Ontario, with an additional investment of $626,000 from Bell Canada. The project will connect 362 underserved households in the communities of Millgrove, Pleasant View Survey, Dundas, Copetown, and Ancaster. "We're proud...

Canada Announces High-Speed Internet Coming to Rural New Brunswick

As part of its $1.75-billion Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), the Government of Canada has announced over $686,000 in funding to bring high-speed internet to residents on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick. With an additional investment of nearly $85,000 from Proximity Fiber, this project will connect 346 underserved households to high-speed internet. "High-speed Internet service is essential...

CRTC Mandates Wholesale High Speed Access for Small ISPs in Ontario, Quebec

Ahead of a planned rollout across the rest of the country, the CRTC has ordered Canada's big telecom companies to give smaller internet providers in in Quebec and Ontario, access to their wholesale high-speed services over fibre-optic networks, CBC News is reporting. “We want Canadians to have more choice for innovative internet services at competitive prices”, said the telecommunications regulator....