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Canada promises additional C$750 million investment to broaden access to high-speed internet
|11/09/2020 | 10:19am|
OTTAWA, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Canada will put an additional C$750 million in a program to broaden access to high-speed internet, bringing total investment up to C$1.75 billion, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday.
In a statement, Trudeau also said Ottawa had signed a C$600 million deal with Canadian satellite company Telesat to expand access to high-speed internet to remote regions such as the sparsely-populated Arctic territories.
By David Ljunggren and Steve Scherer