Canada increases Universal Broadband Fund to $1.75B to connect Canadians

November 11, 2020
The Government of Canada is providing up to $750M in addition to its original $1B to accelerate the Universal Broadband Fund with a goal of connecting 98% of Canadians to broadband internet by 2026. Canada has also committed $600M to work with Telesat to provide Canadians high-speed Internet capacity through Telesat’s low Earth orbit satellite constellation. These investments will support those who are working or taking classes from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada | Canada (National)