A New Model to Implement Next Generation Telecom for Rural and Remote Saskatchewan

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The challenge of getting modern telecommunications infrastructure to rural and remote regions is global. Many countries have programs to address this challenge. There is a World Rural Telecoms Congress and an association in the United States, NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association. In April, Canada’s federal …

Frontier Centre Releases A New Model to Implement Next Generation Telecom for Rural and Remote Saskatchewan

Alberta, Crown Corporations, Manitoba, Press Release (historic), Roland Renner (historic), Saskatchewan, Uncategorized

The Frontier Centre for Public Policy released a report today focusing on how to improve and expand telecommunications technology in rural and remote Saskatchewan. The report offers a model based on best practices from rural communities around the world. Frontier …

Federal budget announces $305 million for rural and northern broadband

Aboriginal Futures, Blog, Canada, Information Technology, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Regulation, Roland Renner (historic), Role of Government, Rural, Uncategorized, Yukon

The federal budget provides for $305 million for rural and northern broadband access.  There are no details yet on the structure of the program.  How this is structured and delivered will be key to its success.  There are a wide …