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All Canadian households will have 50/10 speeds by 2030: Morneau

Media | 03/19/2019 4:03 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is announcing $1.7 billion in new rural broadband funding over the next 13 years, aimed at closing the speed gap between rural and urban Canada. It's part of an overall rural broadband plan announced in the Trudeau government's final...

Canada needs a flexible federal smart city strategy, committee hears

telecom | 02/16/2017 9:29 pm EST

Canada is years behind other jurisdictions when it comes to government attention on the development of smart cities, Bill Hutchison, president of the i-Canada Alliance, an organization focused on the development of intelligent communities, told a Parliamentary committee Thursday. “At the federal level, our government is becoming interested in smart cities five years after the U.K. … and four years after the U.S. national government,” he said during his appearance at the...