Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. held its second annual general meeting on April 7, 2017 at Cisco Canada’s Toronto Innovation Center, where the organization appointed the next slate of directors
The Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network is preparing to release a two stage Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ)/Request for Proposal (RFP) process this spring to begin investing nearly $300 million
The Government of Canada has added 70 new communities eligible for backbone projects and more than 140 underserved hexagons have been added to the eligibility data for the Connect to
While the CRTC took an important step forward in recognizing broadband as an essential telecommunications service, many are calling for broadband to be classified as an essential utility.
According to John
The agri-food sector is a significant driver in the province, employing 1 in 9 Ontarians and representing $36.4 billion in GDP. In Fertile Ground: Growing the Competitiveness of Ontario’s Agri-food
SWIFT member community Grey County was named to the Intelligent Community Forums Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2017 this February, in large part in recognition of Grey County’s leadership in rural
In an interview with Your Morning’s Ben Mulroney on CTV, University of Guelph’s Dr. Helen Hambly (Project Lead for the Regional and Rural Broadband Project) and Grain Farmers of Ontario’s
University of Guelph Graduate Student Emily Duncan attended the Farms.com Precision Agriculture Conference this winter. To learn more about Emily, view her video post here.
The conference was over sold
When the CRTC declared broadband a basic telecommunications service in December 2016, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture joined prominent leaders in government, business, and industry in applauding the move by
When SWIFT received $180 in combined funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the New Building Canada – Small Communities Fund in July 2016, media coverage highlighted the