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Indigenous connectivity needs separate funding from feds’ UBF: Telus exec

News | 11/17/2021 7:40 pm EST
Highway 16 heading west towards Prince Rupert from Terrace. /Photo via Wikimedia.

The federal government’s Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), by having rural and Indigenous connectivity initiatives lumped together, ignores the “very different” economics of connecting the two, according to Telus Corp.’s vice-president of Customer Network Implementation.

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