Cable & Telecom

New Brunswick signs deal with Xplornet to expand rural broadband

MONCTON – Thanks to the next phase of a deal announced today by the province, 73,000 more rural New Brunswick households will have access to high speed Internet service from Xplornet, which is upgrading its broadband service there. The phase two goals are: Provide 63,000 rural households with access to internet service with up to 100 Mbps Provide an additional 10,000 rural households located in remote areas of the province with access to satellite service with up to 25 Mbps Ensure 97% of rural households in New Brunswick have access to broadband internet at the universal service objective speed or...