Cable / Telecom News

Vianet now offering high-speed Internet in Carling Township


In partnership with CENGN CARLING TOWNSHIP, Ont. — An innovative broadband project using high-speed microwave and fibre-to-the-home connectivity, jointly funded by Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN) and independent ISP Vianet, is now making high-speed Internet service available to residents in Carling Township located on the eastern shores of Georgian Bay. Due to the rugged terrain in the region, extending Vianet’s existing fibre-optic network from the larger community of Parry Sound to Carling (a distance of approximately 24 km) was financially unfeasible. The ISP solved the problem by constructing a new 200-foot telecom tower (pictured) at a high...