PEI Broadband Fund Projects

The Prince Edward Island Broadband Fund provides a contribution of up to 50 per cent of the eligible costs for the installation of an approved infrastructure project for enhanced broadband services. The objective of the fund is to work with Internet Service Providers (ISP), businesses and communities to provide solutions for better Internet access in the province, with a focus on rural PEI.

Approved Projects

Recipient
PEIBF Contribution
Total Project Cost Deliverable
Air Tech Communications $37,700 $75,400 Improved Internet service and coverage in the Richmond, Southwest Lot 16 and Grand River area. The project will deliver improved back-haul capacity, and greater reach. Existing and new subscribers will benefit from this project.
$7,514
$15,029 Construction of Bell “Fibe” services to meet immediate and future needs of the company from its location at 341 Georgetown Road, Route 3.

Island Telecom Services Inc.

$32,120.40 $64,240.80 Upgraded Internet service and coverage in the Long River area, including improved back-haul capacity to the Darnley and Toronto areas. This project will provide remedial work to the tower at the Long River site. New subscribers will benefit from this project.
Granville Ridge Consulting  $7,632.94 $15,265.88 Establish a new Internet point to help service both Granville Ridge Consulting and other under-serviced business and residents around the 484 Taylor Road location.
H6 PEI Investments $462.50

$925.00

 

Undertake a wireless point-to-point feed for H6 to establish improved service to the remote end location at 2466 Trout River Road.

BCD Automation  $2,747.75 $5,495.50

Funding has been approved to allow the company to purchase and install a 50 foot tower for the wireless broadband high-speed Internet.

 

Published date: 
August 25, 2020
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