Halton advocating for plans that would improve rural internet and cell service

Halton and its local municipalities are joining together to support proposals that have been made by telecommunications providers to enhance rural internet and cellular coverage across the region. Three proposals that would benefit underserved areas throughout Halton were recently submitted for potential funding through the Improving Connectivity for Ontario (ICON) […]

CRTC providing $72-million to improve internet in 51 northern communities

Canada’s telecom regulator will provide $72-million to help bring faster internet to more than 10,000 households in northern Manitoba, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Broadband Communications North Inc., a not-for-profit Indigenous network in Manitoba, will receive about $10-million for a satellite internet project. The remainder will go to BCE Inc.’s […]

CRTC to contribute $72 million to improve broadband internet services in northern communities

GETTY The CRTC will contribute $72 million from the Broadband Fund to selected projects in northern Manitoba, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories to improve broadband internet services.  In a release, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission said the first five projects will help improve services to more than 10,000 households […]