PEI Broadband Fund Projects

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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

Project Stream PEIBF Contribution Total Project Costs Project Details
Internet Service Provider $112,082.90 $224,165.80 Here
Accelerated ISP Pilot $904,675 $1,295,167 Here
Business $68,735.26 $134,191.52 Here
Community $87,325 $174,650 Here
Project Stream Total Amount Approved Project Details
Residential Pilot $1,819,880

Approved Projects: 661

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Internet Service Provider

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.
Island Telecom Union Rd $42,262.50 $84,525.00 Install underground fibre in the Union Road area between Brackley Point Road and Horne Cross Road.
Island Telecom Services Inc. $32,120.40 $64,240.80 Upgrade Internet service and coverage in the Long River area, including improved back-haul capacity to the Darnley and Toronto areas and remedial work to the tower at the Long River site. New subscribers will benefit from this project.

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Accelerated ISP Stream:

Recipient PEIBF Contribution Total Project Cost Deliverable
Air Tech Communications $150,000 $216,325 Install fibre to three key towers and residential/commercial sites along the paths in the Richmond, Grand River, Sunny Side, Arlington, and Birch Hill areas to approx. 350 subscribers.
Island Telecom Services Inc. $150,000 $344,026 Upgrade and supplement a number of mast and pole sites to approx. 250 subscribers in the Chelton, Fernwood, Lower Bedeque, Augustine Cove and Victoria area.
PEI Monitoring $150,000 $180,259 Upgrade equipment on existing towers to provide service to residents in the Wood Islands, Pinette, and Southern Kings area.
NSEW Connect $150,000 $179,850 Install three new towers to serve approx. 400 subscribers in the Hope River/Springton area.
Red Sands $150,000 $174,462 Install/replace two towers at Toronto Road and Springbrook to offer upgraded and expanded service to approx. 250 subscribers.
Wicked EH? $114,859 $154,005 Upgrade current equipment and materials on Charlottetown and Summerville towers to offer enhanced service to approx. 400 subscribers.
Buzz Network $39,816 $46,240 Provide wireless service to residents in the Lot 16, Wellington, Abrams Village, Cape Edgmont and Mt.Carmel area.

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Business Stream

Recipient PEIBF Contribution Total Project Cost Deliverable
Eastern Fabricators $7,514 $15,029 Install Bell fibre services to meet immediate and future needs of the company from its location at 341 Georgetown Road, Route 3.
Granville Ridge Consulting $7,632.94 $15,265.88 Purchase and Install a tower to provide fixed wireless service.
H6 PEI Investments $462.50

$925.00

Undertake a wireless point-to-point feed for H6 to improve service to the remote end location at 2466 Trout River Road.
BCD Automation $2,747.75 $5,495.50 Purchase and install a 50 foot tower for the wireless broadband high-speed internet.
Twin Shores $38,873.16 $77,746.32 Install a fibre feed to Twin Shores Campground.
Carruthers Farm $3,674.91 $7,349.82 P2P wireless technology to provide high speed internet to the main property and to bridge the internet connection to the other business buildings
Monaghan Farms $2,150 $4,300 Support a point to point connection to extend the current internet feed from the seed facility, over to the office building.
By the Water Shellfish $3,075 $6,150 Extended service and a dedicated static IP
Argyle Shores

$1,500

$3,000 Point to point wireless connection to Argyle Shore business.
Oyster Cove Farms $430 $860 Wireless bridge installed to provide signal to the office location.

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Community Stream

Recipient PEIBF Contribution Total Project Cost Deliverable
Clyde River (Dunedin Estates) $15,000 $30,000 Extend fibre to Alexander Drive and MacNeil Avenue and cover an additional 13 homes.
St. Peters Campground $5,500 $11,000.00 Upgrade the internet feed into the St. Peters Campground. This campground is operated by the Rural Municipality of St. Peters and has 85 full service sites and 10 tent sites.
Fortune Community Centre $66,825 $133,650 Extend fibre to cover 40 homes in the Fortune area.

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Date de publication : 
le 19 Août 2021
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