Port Anson and Miles Cove to Get “Faster Internet”

January 29th Announcement Says Bell Upgrades Are Coming to The Area

Port Anson and Miles Cove to Get “Faster Internet”

January 30th, 2018 ~ Miles Cove and Port Anson are listed among the 70 communities in Newfoundland and Labrador that  government says “will benefit directly or indirectly from faster Internet”. $339,900 is allocated for the two Green Bay area communities.

A portion of the funding is coming through ‘Connect to Innovate‘, a program that the feds say “aims to provide Canadians in underserved communities with access to high-speed Internet by investing in backbone networks, upgrading capacity and extending access.

Of the $39.97 million to be put to use in this province, $26.88 million will come from the federal government and $1.57 million will come from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. $11.52 million will come from “other contributors”.

The announcement was made in St. John’s on January 29th.

Also listed in yesterday’s announcement:

$462,990 for Fleur de Lys
$484,360 for Ming’s Bight
$439,540 for Baie Verte

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