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Rural broadband ‘public policy priority’ for CRTC, Scott says

telecom | 08/12/2020 8:08 pm EDT

As the CRTC announced the first recipients of its $750-million rural broadband fund Wednesday, chairman Ian Scott said in an interview that while the COVID-19 pandemic...

$43.7M in Connect to Innovate funds allocated for Manitoba

telecom | 01/09/2018 5:06 pm EST

The federal government will spend $38.5 million of its $500 million of Connect to Innovate funding to build backbone networks in rural Manitoba, according to a Tuesday press release. Those backbone connections will “bring fibre to the majority of the 112 communities,...