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Hydro One expands fibre network

telecom | 03/24/2017 6:50 pm EDT

Hydro One Telecom Inc. — a subsidiary of Ontario electricity provider Hydro One Networks Inc. — has expanded its fibre network to connect to 30 data centres in Ontario and Quebec. It said in a press release Thursday that it has further plans for expansion later this year. Hydro One Telecom’s fibre network offers high-speed data networking services to “data centre operators, tenants, cloud providers and companies who want to access the services that are provided within these data centres,” the release said. "We are investing in our network to address the growth of data traffic driven by analytics, mobile devices, big data and the Internet of Things," Hydro One Telecom president and CEO Paul Madore said.  In the release, Madore added that Hydro One is also introducing a...