Cable & Telecom

Federal government revokes $30 million meant for rural Manitoba broadband

"Rare" move means many Indigenous Manitobans remain without broadband By Ahmad Hathout THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS for years been dealing with two parties vying for federal funds to deliver high-speed broadband to one of the worst connected regions in the country. But last week – in the same month it was meeting the proponents of its preferred project to try and salvage it – ISED withdrew $30 million in earmarked Connect to Innovate money because the project had not progressed in a “timely and effective manner,” the government said in an email to Cartt.ca. That project was led by Wekitowak...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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