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Telus launches low-cost Internet program

telecom | 10/17/2016 9:35 pm EDT

Telus Corp. has launched a pilot program intended to make Internet service affordable for single-parent families on government assistance. The company said in a Friday press release the Telus Internet for Good program will offer 25 Mbps download speeds with a 300 GB cap per month for $10. Approximately 18,000 single-parent families in British Columbia receive income or disability assistance from the provincial government, according to the release. Those eligible “will have access to countless opportunities that are often taken for granted,” Darren Entwistle, Telus...