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KAMLOOPS - Over 500 residences and businesses in Copper Creek will be better able to access faster Internet speeds, thanks to the B.C. government's $101,963 investment in a new connectivity project that will soon get underway by ABC Communications.
100 MILE HOUSE - More than 2,700 residences and businesses in 100 Mile House and neighbouring communities will be better able to access faster Internet speeds, thanks to the B.C. government's $310,971 investment in a new connectivity project that will soon get underway by ABC Communications.
You are invited to join Northern Development, ABC Communications and the Province of British Columbia, who will gather in Lac La Hache to celebrate investment in projects through the Connecting B.C. program that improves rural high-speed internet access across our province.
ABC Communications receives multimillion-dollar funding to bring wireless high speed Internet to rural British Columbia.
Vancouver, BC, April, 2016: BC-based Internet provider ABC Communications has been awarded over $5-Million from Federal, Provincial and Regional governments to deliver faster broadband services to many rural regions of BC. ABC will also be investing an additional $2-Million into these projects for a total project value of over $7-Million.
VICTORIA – More than 70 communities will benefit from the first eight projects to be approved under the up to $10 million Connecting BC Program, the B.C. government’s latest investment to expand high speed Internet service to British Columbians in rural and remote areas of the province for learning, training, doing business, finding services and staying connected.
ABC is committed to the community of Wells and that is why with the addition of the 30Mbps fibre backbone, they are going to be upgrading the services distribution technologies to provide Wells with 4G WiMax.
Internet service for the rural residents of the Vanderhoof area has been a challenge over the years. Due to the sparse population in many areas the business model hasn’t attracted conventional ADSL or Cable providers to reach outside of the main city centre. Local company Hwy 16 Internet was started in response to this need and was able to launch services to allow early internet users to gain similar access to their urban cousins. Upgrading and investing in newer technology is an expensive undertaking for a smaller company so in 2011 it was sold to larger regional provider ABC Communications.
After a couple of years of fits and starts, many Canim Lake residents now have access to high-speed Internet. ABC Communications vice-president Falko Kadenbach says his company recently installed the final upgrades to the new service. "We recently completed our project out there, which is basically to service the majority of the population [at] Canim Lake. We now cover that area with our new 4G WiMax network."
Rural High-Speed Internet Providers Release Joint Statement in Response to Industry Canada Announcement Regarding 3500 MHz Spectrum Allocation
Today Canada's rural wireless Internet service providers (ISPs) applauded Industry Minister James Moore for his consultative approach on rural broadband policy. The new consultation paper released today has emphasized the importance of sustainable Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) to rural Internet in Canada.
Industry Canada warns big telecoms they could lose airwaves that were supposed to be used to provide wireless broadband service to remote communities across the ...