By Perry HoffmanVICTORIA - The government of British Columbia is allocating an additional $10 million over two years to accelerate the rollout of high speed Internet for residents in rural and remote locations. In Budget 2015, the provincial government says it wants to beat its previous commitment of providing broadband to all households by 2021.Finance Minister Michael de Jong noted in his budget speech this week that the government’s current plan for broadband for all is no longer sufficient because “with more and more growth taking place in rural and remote communities,” a greater level of involvement is needed to ensure that...
B.C. government ups its commitment to broadband for all
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