[nSLUG] Provincial Rural/Remote Internet Project - Where's it really going?

Luke Gavel fidomail2002 at yahoo.ca
Sat Mar 1 05:42:22 AST 2008


I was obliged to move to the uber-boonies because it
was housing was affordable there.  I've already signed
up with Eastlink's waiting list some time ago.  But
I'm looking forward to running yum -upgrade asap. :-)

--- Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:

> 
> Luke wrote:
> 
> > ...regular broadband access to people like me who
> have
> > had to move out to the uber-deep boonies.  
> 
> Or even the mittel boonies if there're only two or
> three houses on yer
> gravel road.
> 
> > Does anyone know where this government-sponsored
> venture is really
> > going...
> 
> Only rumor, and that is to the effect that they're
> going to do
> something with wireless.   This:
> 
>     http://www.eastlink.ca/rural_broadband/
> 
> seems to confirm the rumor.  The time frame seems to
> be from RSN to
> early next year.
> 
> As an aside and if it's any of my business, why were
> you *obliged* to
> move to the uber-boonies?
> 
> 
> - Mike
> 
> -- 
> Michael Spencer                  Nova Scotia, Canada
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