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Feds announce $41M in funding for rural Alberta broadband

telecom | 03/15/2022 4:57 pm EDT

The federal government is investing $41 million to deliver high-speed broadband to 5,806 households in Alberta, the Department of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development announced Tuesday.  The funds are coming out of the Universal Broadband Fund's Rapid Response...

CRTC awards additional funding to northern Quebec broadband project

telecom | 10/01/2021 2:21 pm EDT

The CRTC approved finalized statements of work Friday in five projects originally awarded a total of about $71.6 million from the commission’s $750 million rural broadband...

Feds boost Universal Broadband Fund by another $1B, propose Digital Services Tax

telecom | 04/19/2021 4:06 pm EDT

As part of its 2021 budget, the federal government is plowing another $1 billion dollars into its Universal Broadband Fund over the next five years, bringing the total fund up to $2.75 billion. ...