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Manitoba town launches no-fee internet service

telecom | 04/09/2018 5:36 pm EDT

Last week, the city of Morden, Manitoba announced a May start date for a utility-like fixed wireless internet service that will be provided to residents at no monthly cost, according to its website. Called Morenet, the service will be financed through the taxes the city already collects, and made available to anyone who purchases the home equipment to connect to it, David Haines, director of planning and engineering for Morden, told The Wire Report in a phone interview. The home equipment will have an expected install cost of $400 and customers will pay for support calls, according to the...