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Senator calls for greater broadband access to First Nations

Briefs | 04/29/2022 3:29 pm EDT
Senate of Canada building on on Apr. 18, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

A Saskatchewan senator called on the government to do more to ensure internet connectivity is extended to First Nations reserves. Senator Marty Klyne pointed out that current standards are for 50 megabits per second (Mbps) download and 10 Mbps upload. 

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