Cable & Telecom

$1M in UBF funding will be used to reimburse rural Manitobans for Starlink equipment costs

OTTAWA – The Government of Canada today announced over $1 million in funding from the Universal Broadband Fund’s rapid response stream will be used to help bring high-speed Internet to 1,162 households in rural Manitoba. The communities to benefit from the funding are St. Laurent, Twin Lakes Beach, Laurentia Beach and Oak Point. “This funding will enable the Rural Municipality of St. Laurent to reimburse households in these four communities for the initial cost of connecting to Starlink’s satellite network,” a press release says. Information about the program on the Rural Municipality of St. Laurent’s website indicates residents can be...

Our industry and COVID-19

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