The Regional Municipality of Durham is pleased to announce that it has been awarded funding for a broadband expansion project to deliver fibre-to-the-premise (FTTP) technology to rural homes and businesses in 10 underserved communities across the region.
Durham Region has been named one of the top seven global Intelligent Communities of 2023 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).
Durham Region has been named one of the top seven global Intelligent Communities of 2022 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).
Ongoing until February 25, 2022.
“On behalf of the Region of Durham, I am happy to see continued financial commitment to broadband from our federal partners, the Government of Canada."
The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) has recognized Durham Region as one of the Smart21 Communities of the Year for 2021.
Durham Regional Council has approved the Regional Broadband Network report, outlining two applications for funding from the Province of Ontario and Federal Government of Canada for the phased implementation of a broadband network in Durham Region.
With the announcement of the $1.75 billion Universal Broadband Fund, we look forward to working with the federal government to secure funding for our broadband efforts here in Durham. The Region is taking an active role in ensuring our underserved residents and businesses have access to broadband in the future.
Durham Region looks forward to seeing a piece of this investment in our broadband initiatives, that will help us better prepare for a digital future and reach our goal of a more connected region.