Cable & Telecom

Network Expansion: launches from Bell Aliant, Telus, SaskTel, MTS

NETWORK EXPANSION NEWS Recent launches: Bell Aliant continues FibreOp expansion with $20 million investment in North Bay, Timmins NORTH BAY and TIMMINS, ON – Bell Aliant’s new $7 million fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) expansion in Timmins announced Wednesday brings the total of the regional telco’s recent investments in Northern Ontario to $20 million. The FTTH network will reach approximately 15,000 premises in Timmins.  Last week Bell Aliant also announced it is investing $13 million to launch its FibreOP network to about 20,000 households and business in North Bay.  While both communities are part of Bell Aliant's operating territory, its FibreOP services in North Bay will be...