SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) commends the provincial government’s continued commitment to invest in broadband infrastructure and, improve connectivity in rural and urban communities. Minister Bob Chiarelli’s Building Better Lives: Ontario’s Long-Term Infrastructure Plan 2017,
The Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network continues to gain momentum and gather support with Middlesex County’s decision to join SWIFT as a full member. Middlesex County formally joined SWIFT at yesterday’s Council meeting with
The Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network continues to gain momentum and gather support as the project moves toward realizing its goal of building critical fibre-optic broadband infrastructure across Southwestern Ontario, Caledon and Niagara Region.
It is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of the SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Initiative announces the appointment of Mr. Geoff Hogan as SWIFT’s inaugural Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Reporting to the
The Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network has announced the list of pre-qualified service providers who are eligible to participate in the next stage of the procurement process for the project. SWIFT’s procurement process will
The Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network launched it’s procurement process on May 12, 2017 releasing a two-stage Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ). The RFPQ is expected to close at the end of next week,
Connecting Windsor-Essex (CW-E) has officially joined the Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) initiative, contributing significant positive momentum to the project as it moves forward. CW-E represents broader public sector organizations in the Windsor-Essex area, and
Across Canada, First Nations are building broadband systems and using them to deliver services in their communities. Outside of major centres, many remote and rural First Nations remain underserved. The experiences of the early adopters
The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus established SWIFT with the clear goal of delivering ultra-high-speed services, ranging from 1Gbps to up to 1000 Gbps (and faster), with fibre optic internet access to communities across southwestern Ontario.
In 2013, there was no high-speed internet in Ochiichagwe’Babigo’Ining Ojibway Nation in Ontario – even though it’s just a short drive from the city of Kenora. The only option available was dial-up or the cellular network,