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Develop Nova Scotia announces expansion of high-speed Internet initiatives


HALIFAX – Provincial Crown corporation Develop Nova Scotia today announced it is expanding the Satellite Internet Service Rebate program it announced in July to help more people in the province get access to Internet services faster, as well as expanding the scope of three fibre-to-the-home projects. When the Satellite Internet Service Rebate program was announced July 29, 3,700 homes and businesses were eligible to claim up to $1,000 for costs associated with setting up satellite service meeting the CRTC’s minimum speed targets of 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload. “Starting today, August 11, the program will accept applications from...