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$6.9M in UBF money helping connect Muskoka and Rideau Lakes regions


OTTAWA — The federal government announced today it is investing more than $6.9 million through its Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) rapid response stream in five new rural broadband projects that will deliver high-speed Internet to more than 3,455 households in the Muskoka and Rideau Lakes regions of Ontario. The funding announcement was made during a virtual press conference this morning. UBF money is being provided to Algonquin Fiber for two broadband projects. For the first, Algonquin Fiber is receiving $371,619 for a project in the community of Dwight, which is 100% complete, according to Matthew Young, president of Algonquin Fiber,...