Cable & Telecom

Ecopia AI helping Canada map rural connectivity gaps

TORONTO — Ecopia AI, a Toronto-based global supplier of high-definition mapping solutions and services, announced today it has been awarded a contract by the Government of Canada to provide next-generation mapping data to support the rollout of high-speed Internet across rural Canada. The availability of accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date mapping data is a key component of the planning and deployment of broadband infrastructure, explains an Ecopia press release. “As part of this engagement, Ecopia will leverage its AI-based mapping systems to mine a variety of geospatial datasets and identify broadband serviceable locations across rural Canada — including many locations in...