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Northwestel offers to spend $110 million on capital projects over next four years

News | 04/25/2000 4:00 am EDT

Northwestel is looking to the territorial governments and a proposed new federal subsidy program to offset the high capital costs of bringing basic and advanced telecom services to northern Canada. As part of its four-year construction program review, filed March 31 with the CRTC, the telco says it's prepared to spend $110 million over the next four years to bring telephone links to unserved areas, and to improve existing systems and services.

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