Cable & Telecom

Bell and Nortel activate Project Chapleau

CHAPLEAU, Ont. – As technical ideas go, this is a pretty good one, especially for those living in Chapleau, a struggling, somewhat isolated lumber town smack in the middle of Northern Ontario. Project Chapleau, a technology showcase developed by Bell Canada, Nortel and the Township of Chapleau, today turned on high-speed networking and applications in the community. Project Chapleau is designed to evaluate the economic and social benefits of communications technologies on rural communities. "What began as a vision - a critical need to create an economic recovery plan for our community - is now a reality," said Chapleau Mayor...