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‘Many’ in the North to get 50 Mbps+ speeds: Bains

News | 07/24/2019 8:01 pm EDT
Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, speaks at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa on July 24, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade

OTTAWA — As part of its strategy to tackle rural broadband in Canada, the Liberal government today announced its first spending commitment to a project that will use low earth orbit satellites to connect Canada’s most remote areas — an approach to rural broadband that has yet to be successfully deployed.

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