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Operation High Speed: Cogeco receives $6.3M to connect Les Basques RCM homes


QUEBEC CITY — The federal and Quebec governments today announced they are providing $6.3 million in funding to Cogeco as part of the Canada-Quebec Operation High Speed initiative to support the deployment of high-speed Internet services to 690 households in Les Basques Regional County Municipality by September 2022. The total cost of the broadband project is $7.7 million, which includes Cogeco’s contribution. The municipalities covered by the project include Sainte-Françoise, Sainte-Rita, Saint-Guy, Saint-Jean-de-Dieu, Saint-Clément and Saint Médard. “Cogeco is currently taking inventory to confirm the exact number of households that currently do not have access to high-speed Internet and will...