Cable & Telecom

Telus connecting Chilliwack residents to its PureFibre network

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - Telus will invest $55 million to connect more than 90% of homes and businesses in Chilliwack directly to its fibre optic network.Direct fibre connection will dramatically boost data capacity, providing local homes access to its gigabit-enabled PureFibre network that boasts Internet speeds of up to 150 megabits per second, the company said late Thursday.  This new fibre optic infrastructure will also be the backbone of Telus’ wireless network, enabling even more wireless capacity and speed.“Direct fibre connection unleashes infinite possibilities now and into the future,” said Telus’ EVP and broadband networks president Tony Geheran, in the news...