Universal Broadband Fund

Ottawa to Invest $763,000 to Bring High-Speed Internet to Hearst, Ontario

Through the Universal Broadband Fund’s (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada has announced over $763,000 in funding to bring high-speed Internet to rural residents of Ontario. The project will connect 373 underserved households to high-speed internet in Hearst, Ontario. "The pandemic has shown us how essential high-speed Internet access has become. Our government understands...

Feds, Bell to Bring High-Speed Internet to Powassan and Hornell Heights

Through the Universal Broadband Fund's (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada has announced an investment of over $1.6 million to bring high-speed Internet to more than 684 underserved households in Northern Ontario. Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, today announced over $1.6 million in federal funding for Bell, which will bring faster Internet to...

Ottawa Spends $1.6 Million to Expand High-Speed Internet to 300+ Homes in Ontario

According to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada on Wednesday, the federal government will invest $1.6 million CAD to bring high-speed internet to over 300 currently under-served households in Ontario's Halton region. The federal funds have been allocated to Standard Broadband, which will connect 324 under-served homes in Haltonville and Moffat to high-speed internet. The...

Government Announces $4.46 Million in Funding to Bring Faster Internet to Pictou County

Through its $1.75-billion Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), the Government of Canada has today announced $4.46 million in funding for the Municipality of Pictou County to bring high-speed internet to rural residents of the community.  With a contribution from the municipality of Pictou County of $3.32 million, this project will connect many underserved households to high-speed Internet in...