High-Speed Internet Coming To Wellington County
Ontario is helping Wellington County bring high-speed Internet to residents and businesses.
The county is one of 14 Ontario municipalities moving forward with plans to build local broadband infrastructure in partnership with the provincial government. The province is providing Wellington County with $1 million for this project, through the Rural Connections Broadband Program.
The county plans to partner with an Internet Service Provider to build the infrastructure and contribute to the project.
The province's Rural Connections Broadband Program helps rural municipalities build high-speed Internet projects in their communities. The program's goal is to bring broadband access to rural and remote areas currently underserved in southern Ontario.
"Since 2007, Ontario has been
filling in gaps in rural broadband coverage. I am delighted that Wellington County
is now part of this strategic investment. Broadband Internet connects rural families
and businesses with opportunities in commerce, health, education and community
enrichment, both locally and around the world."
"This is a giant leap forward for the people
of Wellington County. We have worked diligently to come up with an infrastructure
strategy that will provide broadband connectivity to most of our residents and
advance our county. We are delighted to partner with the province on this important
About the Rural Connections Broadband Program.
For more information, contact:
Minister's Office, 416-326-6439
For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
Local: (519) 826-4047