• Alberta government commits $150 million to expand broadband internet

    12 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    The government of Alberta is investing up to $150 million to expand broadband internet in rural and Indigenous communities.
    “This investment ensures individuals, families and businesses in these parts of the province will not be left behind,” said Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in a news release.
    “It is Alberta's way of saying that we're ready to invest in this important technology and we're looking forward to working with our partners to make it a reality for those in Alberta who need it.”
    The provincial government outlines that the funding will be used to begin construction on broadband...
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  • Federal, Quebec governments invest $94 million to connect 18,200 homes to high-speed internet

    Federal, Quebec governments invest $94 million to connect 18,200 homes to high-speed internet

    12 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    The federal and Quebec governments are investing $94 million to connect over 18,200 homes in Quebec to high-speed internet by September 2022.
    The investment will support projects led primarily by co-operatives, non-profit organizations and local businesses.
    “Co-operating with telecommunications companies and organizations, adding a deadline with penalties to new contracts and providing coverage for all homes in the region where projects are being undertaken will ensure quick and effective deployment,” the government outlined in a news release.
    The two levels of government launched...
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