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

Ian Campbell ian at slu.ms
Sat Mar 1 10:10:39 AST 2008


On Sat, Mar 01, 2008 at 02:17:25AM -0400, Mike Spencer wrote:
> 
> Luke wrote:
> 
> > ...regular broadband access to people like me who have
> > had to move out to the uber-deep boonies.  
> 
> 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.

For what it's worth, Aliant has options right now... they offer
satellite service (wonder when that started, never seen it before...)
and wireless in a few locations.
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