Ontario Government Brings High-Speed Internet Access to Milton and Burlington
Published on August 15, 2022 at 11:07 am
The Ontario government recently announced that it will bring high-speed Internet access to underserved homes and businesses in Milton and Burlington.
The provincial government estimates there are up to 430 underserved homes and businesses in Milton and 420 in Burlington.
Cogeco Connexion has signed an agreement with the province, following a two-step process, to provide them with high-speed Internet access.
The province has signed agreements with a total of eight Internet service providers to provide access to up to 266,000 homes and businesses in no less than 339 municipalities in the province.
This marks another milestone in the Ontario government’s plan to connect every corner of the province by the end of 2025.
“Proud that our government is investing in homes and businesses in Milton and Burlington to bring high-speed Internet to our communities,” said Parm Gill, MPP for Milton.
“We will continue to deliver on our commitment to improve reliable Internet access for every home and business in Ontario.
Kinga Surma, Minister of Infrastructure, said, “Our government is working to ensure that every community in Ontario has access to reliable high-speed Internet.
“We are making a positive difference in the lives of individuals and families in areas like Milton and Burlington. Thanks to our tremendous progress, more Ontarians will have access to reliable high-speed Internet, no matter where they live.
This announcement is part of the province’s nearly $4 billion investment to provide high-speed Internet access across Ontario.
This will help ensure that everyone can participate in today’s economy.
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