CRTC Broadband Fund selected projects

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Today, the CRTC has approved funding for five high-quality projects through the CRTC Broadband Fund. These projects will improve broadband services to more than 10,100 households in 51 communities, the significant majority of which are Indigenous, in the territories and satellite-dependent communities in Canada.

The five selected projects are:

Projects Speeds to be offered Communities/Households to be served Communities CRTC Broadband Fund Contribution Total Project Cost
Broadband Communications North Inc.’s Manitoba satellite project 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload with access to unlimited data 5 communities / 899 households in Manitoba
  • Tadoule Lake
  • Barren Lands
  • Lac Brochet
  • Pukatawagan
  • Shamattawa
$9.9M $21.3M
Northwestel Inc.’s Old Crow satellite project 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload with access to unlimited data 1 community / 189 households in Yukon
  • Old Crow
$2.86M $3.6M
Northwestel Inc.’s Northwest Territories satellite project 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload with access to unlimited data 8 communities / 692 households in the Northwest Territories
  • Paulatuk
  • Ulukhaktok
  • Sachs Harbour
  • Łutselk'e
  • Sambaa K’e
  • Colville Lake
  • Gamètì
  • Wekweètì
$4.1M $6.1M
Northwestel Inc.’s Northwest Territories fibre project 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload with access to unlimited data 18 communities / 3,643 households in the Northwest Territories
  • Aklavik
  • Behchokǫ̀
  • Délįnę
  • Dettah
  • Enterprise
  • Fort Good Hope
  • Fort Liard
  • Fort McPherson
  • Fort Providence
  • Fort Resolution
  • Fort Simpson
  • Jean Marie River
  • Kakisa
  • Nahanni Butte
  • Tsiigehtchic
  • Tuktoyaktuk
  • Tulita
  • Wrigley
$16.8M $24.5M
Northwestel Inc.’s Yukon fibre project 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload with access to unlimited data 19 communities / 4,680 households in Yukon
  • Beaver Creek
  • Burwash Landing
  • Carcross
  • Carmacks
  • Champagne
  • Dawson City
  • Destruction Bay
  • Faro
  • Haines Junction
  • Judas Creek / Marsh Lake
  • Mayo
  • Pelly Crossing
  • Ross River
  • Stewart Crossing
  • Tagish
  • Teslin
  • Upper Liard
  • Watson Lake
  • Whitehorse
$38.6M $50M
TOTAL 51 communities
10,103 households
$72.26M $105.5M

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