Cable & Telecom

Simcoe County getting $630K in broadband funding

SIMCOE COUNTY – The Ontario and federal governments are plowing another $630,000 into Simcoe County to provide access to high-speed internet to 470 homes, farms, and businesses, they announced today. Each government is equally splinting the cost, which are being provided through the non-profit corporation Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Inc. “Today we are pleased to mark the start of construction of a fibre-to-the-home network in Simcoe County that will soon provide 470 underserved homes and businesses in the community of Severn Bridge with access to high-speed broadband service,” said Gary McNamara, SWIFT Board Chair. “Having access to high-speed internet...