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SaskTel spending another $50 million on rural fibre optic broadband

telecom | 06/25/2021 5:16 pm EDT

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. (SaskTel) is throwing another $50 million into its Rural Fibre Initiative, doubling its total spending for the next few years. ...

Xplornet expanding fibre network in Haldimand

telecom | 04/23/2021 8:35 pm EDT

Through its newly acquired fibre-based service provider Ocdotus Inc. — which operates as Metro Loop — Xplornet Communications Inc. is expanding its fibre network in Haldimand County, Ontario.  New Brunswick-based Xplornet announced the expansion Friday, saying in a release that it plans to deploy over 600 kilometres of fibre optic cable within the next two years. The expansion will bring fibre-to-the-home broadband service to 19,000 residences and businesses in the area outside of Hamilton with speeds up to one gigabit per second.  "Xplornet is putting a strong focus on deploying...