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Axia to build fibre Internet in rural Alberta

telecom | 09/28/2015 2:16 pm EDT

Axia NetMedia Corp. announced last week it is building fibre-optic Internet connections in additional rural communities in Alberta, which will be operational next year. It said in a press release Thursday that construction is underway in "several rural communities in southern Alberta," naming Nanton and Nobleford as examples. It said it is "looking to identify the next forward-thinking communities to invest in." Axia said it differentiates itself from major service providers by focusing its fibre infrastructure in rural areas rather than major cities. "You cannot...