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SWIFT asks CRTC to review rural broadband fund eligibility

Briefs | 12/20/2018 11:22 am EST
A map of the Township of Chatsworth which visualizes household density in the yellow and purple hexagons, derived from land parcel data by SWIFT. Data analysis reveals that there are unnamed household clusters to the south west and north east of Williamsford. / Image via SWIFT.

The SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) project is calling on the CRTC to relax eligibility requirements for the commission’s new rural broadband fund, arguing that the mapping criteria it uses will exclude too many poorly serviced communities from applying.

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