Cable & Telecom

Ontario increases broadband and wireless support to $995 million

TORONTO — The Ontario government last week said it would boost its spending to improve broadband and wireless access in the province to nearly $1 billion over six years. The $680 million announced last week is on top of the $315 million already announced. The new funding “will be used for shovel-ready projects starting in 2019-20, will create jobs, and connect unserved and underserved communities during Covid-19 and beyond,” says the press release. The investment announced today doubles funding for the Improving Connectivity in Ontario (ICON) program, bringing the new total to $300 million. This program now has the potential...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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