Cable & Telecom

Feds award $4.2 million in UBF funds for more rural Ontario projects

OTTAWA — The federal government today announced more broadband projects in rural Ontario funded through the rapid response stream of its $1.75-billion Universal Broadband Fund (UBF), with the awarding of $4.2 million in funding to Lakeland Energy and Bell to bring high-speed Internet to 1,550 homes in southeastern Ontario. The $4.2 million in UBF funds are earmarked for three projects that will deliver high-speed broadband to underserved households in the rural Ontario communities of South River, Emsdale, Burk’s Falls, Sundridge, Greenhurst-Thurstonia, Dunsford and Pakenham. Bell is investing an additional $900,000 in the projects, while Lakeland Energy is contributing $1.7 million....

Our industry and COVID-19

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