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Bell, Videotron, Cogeco to expand high-speed internet in underserved areas of Quebec

Tuesday 23 March 2021 | 11:12 CET | News
Update: 23 March 2021 | 11:23 CET
Canada's Bell, Videotron and Cogeco Communications have said they will participating in the federal-provincial High Speed Operation project to connect underserved households in rural areas of Quebec. The statement comes after the governments of Quebec and Canada announced a plan to connect 150,000 underserved homes in various regions of Quebec.

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Companies: Cogeco Communications / Videotron
Countries: Canada
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