Cable & Telecom

Telus connecting Airdrie to its PureFibre network

AIRDRIE, AB - Telus will invest $60 million to connect more than 90% of homes and businesses in Airdrie directly to its fibre optic network.The gigabit-enabled Telus PureFibre network will enable connected residents to immediately take advantage of dramatically faster Internet speeds of 750/750 Mbps, while businesses, schools, healthcare providers, and other institutions can access even more speed and capacity, reads the news release.  The network offers symmetrical service, meaning that customers can upload just as fast as they download.Construction work will begin this spring, and Telus said that it anticipates connecting the majority of homes and businesses by the end of 2020.“This...