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Ontario farmers want better Internet access, says group

telecom | 07/06/2015 3:22 pm EDT

Most Ontario farmers have issues with the quality of their Internet connections and more than 90 per cent feel the Internet is important to their livelihoods, according to a provincial farming advocate. Brent Royce, a board member for the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, said in an article on the group's website, dated July 3, that the organization did a recent survey that found two out of three farmers have unreliable Internet connections. The survey also found that 94 per cent "believed access to the Internet is important to their farm operations, and the majority of those...