Resources

On this page you’ll find a number of downloadable brochures, studies, white papers, and other materials. Be sure to check back as we add more items!

SWIFT 101

 

This high level presentation tells the SWIFT story and explains how we’ll build #broadbandforeveryone. This is a great place to start if you’re new to the project and looking to learn more about our model and how we’re reshaping the future of modern broadband infrastructure in southwestern Ontario, Caledon, and Niagara Region. (April 2017)

SWIFT Funding Announcement Media Release

 

A PDF containing the media release regarding SWIFT receiving provincial and federal funding. (July 2016)

Gov of Ontario Media Release: SWIFT Funding

 

A link to the Government of Ontario’s release regarding SWIFT receiving provincial and federal funding. (July 2016)

SWIFT One Page Brochure

 

This one page brochure explains SWIFT in a short concise way and can be used as a handout.
(Brochure updated December 2016).

Funding & Fast Facts

 

Learn more about how we’re funded, what kind of infrastructure we’ll be supporting, and more fast facts about the project. (April 2017)

Feasibility Study

 

The study reviewed the current state of user network access and provider network infrastructure.  As well, broadband models of network deployments around the world and across Canada were profiled.  Various regional area network model options were profile and a recommended model, we are calling the South West Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) network was recommended. (February 2012)

3rd Party Review

 

3rd Party review of SWIFT project by Reza Rajabiun, LLM, PhD. (July 2015)

SWIFT FAQ: Why Will Service Providers Participate

 

This is a downloadable FAQ addressing why telecom service providers will participate in the SWIFT Project. (Spring 2015)

Who Connects Communities?

 

Something as important as Internet connectivity, and who provides it, should be easy to understand. Unfortunately, that isn’t often the case. We want to help. (April 2017).

Innovations in Farm Families and Communities White Paper

 

This paper published by the University of Guelph called, “Innovations in Farm Families and Rural Communities: Capacity Development for Broadband Use in Southern Ontario,” describes the importance of broadband access for farmers and applications farmers employ.

Municipal Access Agreement

 

This is a standardized municipal access agreement intended to make it easier for providers to build infrastructure.