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Ontario doubles down on rural internet, AI, sets up fund for next gen tech

telecom | 03/29/2018 3:52 pm EDT

The Ontario government is pledging $50 million for a fund that will accelerate the development of next generation technology including artificial intelligence, 5G and autonomous vehicles. Unveiled Wednesday in this year’s provincial budget, the Transformative Technology Partnerships Fund will spread out the money over the next 10 years, and is intended to bring together smaller businesses that create the technology, businesses that adopt the technology, postsecondary and research...