Telus, RMWB partnership breaks ground on high-speed internet network for rural, Indigenous communities

Telus has begun work on bringing its high-speed internet network, PureFibre, to rural and Indigenous communities across the municipality. Once finished in late 2023, gigabit speeds and stronger mobile coverage will be available in all rural hamlets, First Nations and Métis communities south of Fort McMurray, and the Fort McKay First Nation and Fort McKay Métis.

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Province grants $735,000 for local tech innovation network as part of province-wide funding

The Alberta government is committing $18.7 million during the next three years to regional business development networks across the the province. This includes $735,000 for the Wood Buffalo Regional Innovation Network (WBRIN), a network of six organizations working to promote local technological innovation from businesses and entrepreneurs.

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