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Two rural Ontario areas receive $2.53M to improve connectivity

telecom | 01/23/2017 10:19 pm EST

The federal and Ontario governments are making available $2.53 million in funding to improve Internet service in two areas of the province, the federal government announced in a press release Monday. “In King Township, the project will expand the fibre optic broadband network to rural residents. In Huron County, the project will provide high-speed broadband service to 929 homes, dozens of small businesses and a school,” the press release said. The funding will be provided through the New Building Canada Fund’s small communities fund, a joint federal-provincial initiative...