CRTC Broadband Fund second call: projects selected in March 2022

Backgrounder

The CRTC has approved funding for seven high-quality projects through the CRTC Broadband Fund. These projects will either introduce mobile wireless services or improve broadband Internet access services for approximately 1,255 households in 10 communities, including seven Indigenous communities, in British Columbia and Alberta.

The seven selected projects are as follows:

Recipient and province/territory Speeds to be offered for access projects, technology to be used for mobile projects Estimated numbers of communities and households to potentially benefitFootnote 1 Communities CRTC Broadband Fund contribution (approximate) Decisions
ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership, Alberta
  • Access: Download/upload speeds from 50/10 Mbps to 100/50 Mbps with unlimited data
  • 2 communities
  • Approximately 195 households
  • Peerless Lake
  • Trout Lake
$4M

CRTC 2022-83

CRTC 2022-84

ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership, Alberta
  • Access: Download/upload speeds from 50/10 Mbps to 100/50 Mbps with unlimited data
  • 1 community
  • Approximately 80 households
  • Garden Creek (also known as Garden River)
$997K

CRTC 2022-83

CRTC 2022-85

ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership, Alberta
  • Access: Download/upload speeds from 50/10 Mbps to 100/50 Mbps with unlimited data
  • 1 community
  • Approximately 225 households
  • John D’Or Prairie
$4.3M

CRTC 2022-83

CRTC 2022-86

ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership, Alberta
  • Access: Download/upload speeds from 50/10 Mbps to 100/50 Mbps with unlimited data
  • 1 community
  • Approximately 255 households
  • Fox Lake
$6.4M

CRTC 2022-83

CRTC 2022-87

East Shore Internet Society, British Columbia
  • Access: Download/upload speeds from 5/5 Mbps to 250/250 Mbps with unlimited data
  • 2 communities
  • Approximately 280 households
  • Crawford Bay
  • Riondel
$1.3M CRTC 2022-88
South Kountry Cable Ltd., British Columbia
  • Access: Download/upload speeds from 30/10 Mbps to 80/20 Mbps with unlimited data
  • 1 community
  • Approximately 60 households
  • Jaffray
$764K CRTC 2022-82
TELUS Communications Inc., British Columbia
  • Mobile: LTE-A, with up to unlimited data
  • 2 communities
  • Approximately 160 households
  • Alkali Lake 1
  • Dog Creek 1
$1.6M CRTC 2022-89
TOTAL
  • 10 communities
  • Approximately 1,255 households
Up to approximately $19.5M

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