Cable & Telecom

Telus invests $110M to bring fibre optic network to Coquitlam, kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation

COQUITLAM, B.C. and kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (KWIKWETLEM) – Telus Communications announced yesterday it is investing $110 million to bring its fibre optic network to homes and businesses in Coquitlam and kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation. The company’s advanced, PureFibre X network provides Internet speeds of 2.5 Gbps, a press release explains. A direct connection to the pure fibre-to-the-home network does not cost taxpayers or residents anything, according to the release. Work has already begun in Coquitlam and Telus anticipates most homes and businesses will be connected by the end of next year. “Telus is proud to be making this generational investment in Coquitlam and...

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