Oshawa the next city to join Bell's all-fibre broadband network

OSHAWA, ON, April 24, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced an investment of more than $100 million to bring its all-fibre optic network directly to approximately 60,000 homes and business locations throughout the City of Oshawa. Bell fibre will deliver the best Internet, TV and business communications services to Oshawa and further accelerate investment and innovation in one of Ontario's most forward-thinking and innovative urban communities.

Fully funded by Bell, the Oshawa network is part of Bell's plan to deploy all-fibre connections to an additional 1.3 million homes and businesses throughout the GTA/905 region surrounding Toronto and extending to the US border. Earlier this month, Bell turned on its all-fibre Toronto network, which is connecting more than a million locations throughout Canada's largest city.

"We welcome Bell's investment in Oshawa to provide our residents, businesses and visitors with access to truly world-class Internet connectivity," said Oshawa Mayor John Henry. "High-speed networks are a primary driver of growth and innovation, supporting Oshawa's status as a Smart City and our 5 key areas of economic growth – advanced manufacturing, energy generation, health and biosciences, multimodal transportation and logistics, and information technologies."

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Victoria Krisman
Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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