Feds hope low earth orbiting satellites are answer for rural broadband access
By Neil MossMay. 6, 2019
Few details have been released on the funding for low Earth orbiting satellites in the 2019 budget.
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains has long been an advocate for the government's broadband access plan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
In the recent budget, the government announced $1.7-billion for its plan to get broadband access for all Canadian homes by 2030, but how much funding will go to satellites to cover the most remote and northern communities remains unclear.
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