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Hydro One Telecom pulls network solution out of the air

News | 04/03/2007 8:05 pm EDT

According to one company insider, employees of Ontario's provincial utility company Hydro One Inc. working in rural locations sometimes rent hotel rooms just to get high-speed Internet connections, because broadband connectivity at the firm's remote offices is so unreliable. If Hydro One can't connect its own employees, how would it support a new government-mandated "smart meter" network for citizens across the entire province?

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