Cable & Telecom

Canada, Alberta commit almost $500K to bring high-speed Internet to West Bragg Creek

OTTAWA — The governments of Canada and Alberta today announced nearly $500,000 in joint funding for Mage Networks to bring high-speed Internet to 280 households in West Bragg Creek, Alberta. The federal government’s portion of the funding is coming from its Universal Broadband Fund’s (UBF) rapid response stream. The project is part of an existing agreement between Alberta and Canada, according to a press release. “The governments of Canada and Alberta will continue to announce projects selected under this agreement over the coming months,” the release says. “We need to close the connectivity gap and ensure that every nook and cranny of Alberta...

Our industry and COVID-19

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