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Federal government, BC announce $1.9m in broadband rollout

telecom | 09/06/2022 4:59 pm EDT

The Canadian government has partnered with the government of British Columbia to facilitate the rollout of $1.9 million in broadband infrastructure, it was announced Tuesday. There will be two projects, on Keats Island and in New Brighton, B.C. Approximately 663 households...

Fibre backbone, last mile projects in rural B.C. getting $38M in funding

telecom | 03/14/2018 12:57 pm EDT

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada announced an additional $38 million of funding for rural broadband in British Columbia in a release on Tuesday. The funding is on top of the money announced in January for the region, and will be another joint effort between multiple programs. ISED’s Connect to Innovate will contribute $19.7 million, the B.C. government’s Connecting British Columbia program will provide $11.3 million in funding, and $7.2 million will come from...

Coastal B.C. communities to get $45M toward better internet

telecom | 01/17/2018 3:01 pm EST

The federal government will plow a large chunk of a $45.4-million investment for high-speed internet along coastal British Columbia, including remote and First Nations communities, according to a...

Western Canada, Quebec to get Connecting Canadians funding

telecom | 07/11/2017 4:43 pm EDT

Following a pledge last week to connect certain Quebec communities, the federal government will once again dip into its Connecting Canadians fund to provide capital to the tune of $10 million for...