Cable & Telecom

Lemonville and Locust Hill residents latest to benefit from UBF-funded projects

OTTAWA — Bell Canada is receiving a little under $125,000 in funding through the federal government’s Universal Broadband Fund’s rapid response stream to bring high-speed Internet to 144 underserved households in the Ontario communities of Lemonville and Locust Hill (both located in York Region), the department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada announced today. Bell is contributing $302,400 to the fibre projects, according to a statement from Bruce Furlong, Bell Canada’s senior vice-president of access engineering and deployment, quoted in the government’s press release. The breakdown of UBF funding and number of households to be connected in the two...

Our industry and COVID-19

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