Announced Connecting Canadians Projects

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Province Internet Service Provider Underserved Households TargetedFootnote * Connecting Canadians Program FundingFootnote *
British Columbia Twin Island Communications Ltd. 170 $8,500
GwaiiTel Society 1,800 $7.6M
A.B.C. Allen Business Communications Ltd 12,800 $2.3M
Lookieloo.net Sales & Purchases Ltd. 200 $88,000
Minto Communications Society 85 $52,000
Village of Granisle 265 $120,000
Peace Region Internet Society 1,950 $275,000
Brooks Bay Cable Corp. 550 $125,000
Base Technology Ltd. 1,000 $490,000
Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation 11,700 $3.2M
Mascon Cable Systems Inc. 990 $625,000
Telus Communications 6,900 $4.8M
CityWest Cable and Telephone Corp. 520 $1.7M
Community Wireless Networks 120 $425,000
Alberta Arrow Technology Group GP Limited 180 $190,000
Arrow Technology Group GP Limited 350 $305,000
Arrow Technology Group GP Limited 1,200 $1.6M
Arrow Technology Group GP Limited 360 $295,000
Iwantwireless.ca Ltd 4,700 $1.2M
Lemalu Holdings Ltd. (MCSNet) 10,300 $4.4M
Arrow Technology Group GP Limited 390 $1.1M
Arrow Technology Group GP Limited 660 $1.5M
Arrow Technology Group GP Limited 35 $75,000
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) 2,600 $7.4M
YourLink Inc. (Vecima Network Inc.) 41,000 $4.6M
Manitoba Norway House Cree Nation Broadband Inc. 1,200 $4.7M
Manitoba NetSet Ltd 21,000 $7.9M
First Communications Group Inc. 140 $785,000
Comstream Gigalinks Inc. 1,900 $5M
Ontario goZoom.ca Inc. 1,030 $170,000
Tuckersmith Communications Co-operative Limited 35 $19,000
Execulink Telecom Inc. 2,200 $1.0M
TekSavvy Solutions Inc. 4,850 $1.1M
TekSavvy Solutions Inc. 3,950 $975,000
Xplornet Communications Inc. 3,250 $1.1M
Xplornet Communications Inc. 7,200 $610,000
True 802 Wireless, Inc. 610 $93,000
Storm Communications 950 $160,000
Bell Canada 1,150 $785,000
Bell Canada 95 $134,000
Bell Canada 1,200 $1.3M
Nexicom Inc. 250 $105,000
TbayTel 550 $450,000
TbayTel 280 $499,000
Eccentric Artists Technical Services Ltd. 820 $1.8M
Xplornet Communications Ltd. 14,500 $2.1M
Xplornet Communications Ltd. 20,000 $5.1M
WTC Communications 220 $25,000
Quebec Déry Télécom Inc. 160 $95,000
Déry Télécom Inc. 280 $64,000
Filau Fibres Internet Laurentides 1,050 $84,000
Réseau Internet Maskoutain 230 $25,000
Réseau Picanoc.Net Inc. 1,100 $510,000
Xplornet Communications Inc. 5,390 $1.3M
Xplornet Communications Inc. 3,200 $1.2M
Xplornet Communications Inc. 17,050 $3.4M
Xplornet Communications Inc. 8,550 $1.8M
Groupe Maskatel LP Inc. 2,600 $765,000
Digicom 220 $155,000
Développement Innovations Haut-Richelieu 2,000 $1.9M
Groupe Maskatel LP Inc. 2,750 $1.3M
TELUS Communications inc. 10,500 $18.7M
Groupe Maskatel LP Inc. 560 $120,000
Digicom Internet sans fil 1,700 $1.2M
MRC de Montcalm 1,600 $4.6M
Société en commandite Opitciwan Télécom (SECOT) 400 $5.1M
Eeyou Communications Network 2,400 $8.3M
ELPC 65 $109,000
Naskapi Imuun Inc. 695 $3.1M
Nunavik (QC) Kativik Regional Government 3,300 $15.0M
New Brunswick Bell Canada 700 $780,000
Bell Canada 1,800 $1.5M
Bell Canada 580 $612,000
Bell Canada 370 $295,000
Xplornet Communications Inc. 17,150 $2.9M
Nova Scotia Seaside Wireless Communications Inc. 14,800 $5.9M
Acadian Communications Ltd 400 $46,000
Prince Edward Island Xplornet Communications Ltd. 12,000 $1.6M
Newfoundland and Labrador Bell Canada 1,075 $835,000
Bell Canada 120 $500,000
Xplornet Communications Inc. 12,850 $3.5M
Burgeo Broadcasting System 95 $61,000
Bell Canada 180 $655,000
Yukon Northwestel Inc. 100 $929,000
Northwest Territories Northwestel Inc. 535 $2.6M
Nunavut SSi Micro Ltd. 8,650 $35.0M

The projects listed in this table include those Connecting Canadians projects that have been officially announced to date. Additional projects that have been conditionally approved and are currently undergoing due diligence will be added periodically as their contribution agreements are signed and project announcements are made. In all, it is expected that Connecting Canadians will extend or enhance broadband Internet access to approximately 300,000 households across the country by 2019.

Footnotes

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Household targets represent an estimate; coverage within a community will depend on its size, local topography and other factors. The amount of funding awarded to each company is "up to" the cited amount.

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