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Jan
3
2017

Rural broadband Connect to Innovate program

The Canadian Government is to target backbone Internet connections with a $500-million Connect to Innovate rural broadband program. The program will emphasize funding for projects to build “backbone” networks, as opposed to “digital highways that move data in and out of communities.” Calls for new rural broadband projects Innovation Science and Economic Development’s program supports […]

Aug
21
2016

KRG calls for Nunavik cable fibre feasibility study

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), Nunavik, is now considering the possibility of building a submarine cable to serve Nunavik fibre. KRG launched a public call for tenders on July 28, 2016 to get support from experts to produce a cable route and feasibility study. The study will analyse the technical, economic, legal and operational aspects […]

Aug
21
2016

Enhanced microwave radio system in Northern Labrador

Northern Labrador broadband services will be expanded thanks in part to investments by the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Federal and provincial governments, along with partners the Nunatsiavut Government, the Mushuau Innu First Nation, Bell Aliant and Vale, will invest a total of $3 million to enhance the existing microwave […]

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