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Federal government funds Internet expansion in eastern Ontario

telecom | 12/07/2015 5:40 pm EST

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, formerly known as Industry Canada, announced Monday that it is funding high-speed Internet services for about 1,000 households in communities across eastern Ontario. It said in the press release that the federal government will provide goZoom.ca Inc., an independent Internet service provider located about an hour drive west of Ottawa, with $172,000 to establish better Internet services in the Renfrew area, including townships of Bonnechere Valley, Admaston/Bromley, North Algona Wilberforce and Greater Madawaska. The release said that...