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Money better spent on subsidizing access rather than infrastructure, says C-Com head

News | 07/09/2001 4:00 am EDT

The president of an up-and-coming satellite services company says the National Broadband Task Force’s recommendations are a misuse of taxpayers’ money (see story, this issue). Leslie Klein says his company is in a position today to begin bringing high-speed Internet access to Canada’s remote and northern communities at a fraction of the proposed price tag of between $2.75 billion and $4.75 billion.

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