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Government funds Internet network boost in Ontario, Sask.

telecom | 07/24/2015 7:13 pm EDT

Industry Canada announced this week in three press releases it is providing $3.15 million as part of a process to expand and improve Internet service to 11,000 homes in Southwestern Ontario, and a total of $12.05 million to do the same for 42,700 homes in Saskatchewan. It said Friday that the government is providing Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. with a “total of $7.42 million to connect nearly 2,700 homes in northern Saskatchewan to faster Internet services,” in a project that will provide Internet speeds of at least 5Mbps, scheduled to be completed...