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CIRA launches municipal Internet testing program

telecom | 09/15/2016 4:41 pm EDT

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) said it has its first two participants for a national program that will measure the quality of local Internet. Citizens of the Annapolis Valley, N.S., and Stratford, Ont., will be able to test their Internet connection and “contribute to a comprehensive Internet performance datatest for their community,” CIRA said in a Thursday press release. The program is intended to get communities primed for the digital economy by helping municipal leaders get insight and analysis on where to focus their “resources in...