Cable & Telecom

Feds approve over $10 million for rural Quebec fibre builds

OTTAWA – On Monday, the federal government announced funding for four organizations to expand broadband connectivity in rural regions. The funding is as follows: $1,019,925 is allocated to Bell Canada to provide high-speed Internet via fibre in Saint-Pie-de-Guire, northwest of Drummondville; Lac-à-la Truite, southeast of Thetford Mines; and Saint-Séverin and Saint-Frédéric, northeast of Thetford Mines; and $927,938 is going to Groupe Maskatelnto bring fibre to Saint-Lucien, east of Drummondville, and Lac Bolduc, southeast of Thetford Mines. Thetford Mines is about 100 kms south of Quebec City. $1,015,368 will go to Bell division Télébec to bring fibre to Belcourt, which is...

Our industry and COVID-19

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