September 2, 2020 | by: Amanda Misner

97% To Have High-Speed Internet By 2022 In Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia government has announced an agreement with Bell Canada to provide more than 100 communities across the province with high-speed internet.

The province says an additional 32-thousand homes and businesses will gain access to the service by summer 2022.

The government has invested $193 million to expand internet access for the province.

The new round of projects means that Reliable high-speed internet will be delivered to 97 per cent of homes and businesses in Nova Scotia.

Once complete, Nova Scotia will be among the first provinces in Canada to achieve this level of coverage.

Premier Stephen McNeil says in a statement reliable high-speed internet is an essential part of building a strong, connected Nova Scotia.

Some of the communities in the Valley under this round of funding are Grand Pre, Scots Bay, Springfield, and East Dalhousie.

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Source: CBC

~Amanda