Cable & Telecom

Newfoundland reserves to get $500K for broadband

GANDER, NL - Up to $542 723 in program savings from Industry Canada's Broadband for Rural and Northern Development Pilot Program will be invested in the Kittiwake Economic Development Corporation. This will deploy broadband, or high-capacity Internet, to communities in remote or rural Newfoundland & Labrador that are not currently served by broadband announced Loyola Hearn, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for NL (on behalf of Industry Canada). "Broadband is an essential tool that enables communities to strengthen their collective approach to commerce, education, health and other areas," said Hearn. "The Government of Canada is committed to...