Telus invests $6.5 million to bring fibre to La Matapédia regional community municipalities in Quebec
Telus is investing $6.5 million to bring its PureFibre network to 14 communities in La Matapédia regional community municipalities in Quebec.
The Vancouver-based telecom provider said on May 21st that 99 percent of local families will benefit from getting connected to the internet by 2020.
La Matapedia is a regional county municipality in eastern Quebec and the 14 communities include Albertville, Amqui, Causapscal, Lac-au-Saumon, Routhierville, Saint-Alexandre-des-Lacs, Saint-Cléophas, Saint-Damase, Sainte-Florence, Sainte-Irène, Sainte-Marguerite-Marie, Saint-Moïse, Saint-Noël and Sayabec.
“Our 2,000 team members in Quebec rural communities eagerly tackle every technological hurdle when deploying high-speed networks in Quebec’s remote areas to bridge the digital divide,” Telus’ vice-president Marie-Christine D’Amours said in a release. “Thanks to Telus’ commitment to its customers, 10,000 families and businesses in La Matapédia will have direct access to the best and fastest Internet ..