Cable & Telecom

Rogers completes $7.7M fibre build in Norfolk County

NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont. — Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) announced today Rogers Communications has completed construction of a 70-kilometre fibre-to-the-home network bringing high-speed Internet access to 2,116 homes and businesses in Norfolk County, located southwest of Hamilton. The Ontario communities covered by the network project include Wilsonville, Boston, Bealton, Dundurn, Waterford, Townsend Centre, Villa Nova and Bloomsburg, according to SWIFT’s press release. SWIFT awarded the contract to Rogers in January 2020 and the telecom started construction that July. According to SWIFT’s approved projects webpage, the network project was originally expected to be completed in August 2021. The overall cost for...