VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark today announced that work has begun to expand connectivity in rural British Columbia under a 10-year strategic telecommunications services contract signed by the Province and TELUS.
“As part of my commitment to making British Columbia stronger and more competitive, we have
secured this partnership to help expand high-speed Internet access to every community in the
province, extend critical wireless coverage to highway corridors, and upgrade cutting edge
communications technology in hundreds of schools and healthcare facilities,” said Premier Clark.
“I’m pleased to say work is already underway to make these connections that will bring people
better access to education, health information, business and economic opportunities.”
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