On this page you’ll find a number of downloadable brochures, studies, white papers, and other materials, as well as links to our partner organizations and other informative projects and websites.
Be sure to check back as we add more items!
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. To read the full notes that explain each slide in more detail, hover above the coversation bubble in the upper left corner of each page. (PDF – April 2017)
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)
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.
Government of Canada Digital Infrastructure Initiatives
Fibre and Connectivity Projects
- Chattanooga Forward
- Qnet (Coquitlam, BC)
- Google Fiber
- International Telecommunications Union
- National Broadband Network (Australia)
- O-Net (Olds, AB)
- Rhyzome (Stratford, ON)
- London and Regional Global Network
- Windsor-Essex Development Network
- Alberta Supernet
- British Columbia Network
- GoFred (Fredericton, NB)