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Telus helps connect nine First Nations in BC to high speed internet


KAMLOOPS, BC – Telus has been tapped by Pathways to Technology to help connect nine First Nations in the Cariboo Chilcotin to its high speed fibre optic internet network PureFibre.The project will significantly improve access to health care, education, economic development opportunities and emergency response services to more than 2,200 people living in 13 communities within the nations of Esdilagh, Xatśūll, Stswecem'c Xgat'tem, Esketemc, Ulkatcho, Tŝideldel, Tl'etinqox, Yunes't'in and Tl'esqox.Telus EVP and Chief Customer Officer Tony Geheran said that more than 50 indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta will be connected to the PureFibre network by the end of next year."We...