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Bell Aliant completing Prince Edward broadband rollout, launches rural broadband fund

16 Dec 2009

Bell Aliant and the Government of Prince Edward Island (PEI) have announced the completion of the rollout of broadband infrastructure to virtually all areas of the island following an expansion project costing CAD8.2 million (USD7.7 million) and bringing more than 21,000 additional homes and businesses under the coverage footprint in 2009. In addition, the telco and the provincial authorities announced the launch of the Rural Broadband Fund (RBF), a five-year strategic partnership to support innovation in information technology across PEI. Applications for RBF funding will be considered for one- or two-year projects.

Canada, Bell Aliant

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