Cable & Telecom

Bell receives UBF money to improve mobile connectivity in Quebec First Nations community

OTTAWA — The Government of Canada announced last Friday it has awarded Bell Canada $404,936 in funding from the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF) to improve mobile connectivity in the Atikamekw First Nation community of Wemotaci in Quebec. The federal government’s $2.75-billion UBF includes up to $50 million in funding for mobile Internet projects benefiting Indigenous peoples, a press release explains. “It is crucial that all Canadians, including members of First Nations, have access to stable and secure mobile connectivity,” said François-Philippe Champagne, minister of innovation, science and industry, in the press release. “Connecting rural and remote areas of the country,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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