Cable & Telecom

TekSavvy project in Stoney Point starts construction

STONEY POINT, Ont. — The Ontario government announced today construction is now underway on a $3.7 million broadband project that will connect more than 945 homes, farms and businesses in Stoney Point, Ont., to high-speed Internet services starting in May 2022. Stoney Point is located in the municipality of Lakeshore in Essex County, east of Windsor. The contract for the project was awarded to Chatham, Ont.-based TekSavvy Solutions Inc. in October 2020 by Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) as part of a larger government investment in broadband upgrades in Essex County. According to SWIFT’s approved project webpage, TekSavvy is receiving...