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Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Pilot Project Details

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Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Pilot Project Details

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As part of its Broadband and Cellular Action Plan, Ontario is working with the federal government to invest nearly $35 million in a pilot project to bring better broadband access to approximately 11,000 more homes and businesses in Norfolk, Wellington and Lambton counties by December 2021. 

Overview:

County

Approximate Total Budget 

(SWIFT + ISP contributions)

Premises Passed

Kilometres of Underserviced Road

Norfolk

(3 sub-projects)

$11.5M

($5.3M + $6.2M)

3,947

129.5

Wellington

(4 sub-projects)

$12M

($7.5M + 4.5M)

2,896

187.9

Lambton

(4 sub-projects)

$11.4M

($6.5M + 4.9M)

3,926

244.9

Total

$34.9M
($19.3M + 15.6M)

10,769

562.3

Details:

County

Project Area

ISP Name

Planning and Engineering Start Dates

Premises Passed

Kilometres of UnderservicedRoad

Norfolk

Wilsonville,

Boston,

Bealton,

Dundurn,

Waterford,

Townsend Centre,

Villa Nova,

Bloomsburg

Rogers

January 1, 2020

2,116

71.0

Norfolk

Walsh,

Turkey Point,

Normandale

Execulink

January 15, 2020

905

33.6

Norfolk

Old Cut,

Long Point

Execulink

August 23, 2020

926

24.9

Wellington

Eden Mills

Cogeco

March 2, 2020

256

15.0

Wellington

Brucedale,

Centre Inn,

Everton,

Oustic,

Simpson Corners,

Shands,

Spier,

Belwood,

Pine Meadows,

Maple Leaf Acres

Cogeco

March 2, 2020

1693

97.8

Wellington

Inverhaugh,

Ponsonby,

Ariss

EhTel

January 1, 2020

674

33.5

Wellington

Yatton,

Creek Bank,

Goldstone

The North Frontenac Telephone Corporation Limited

January 2, 2020

273

41.6

Lambton

Babys Point,

Port Lambton,

Sombra,

Wilkesport,

Avonry,

Mooretown,

Brigden

Cogeco

March 2, 2020

1701

82.5

Lambton

Ravenswood,

Gustin Grove,

Cedar Point,

Glendale Beach,

Hillsborough Beach,

Highland Glen

Execulink

January 1, 2020

991

49.4

Lambton

Kettle Point First Nation 

Execulink

February 1, 2020

1032

35.1

Lambton

Springvale,

Jericho,

Jura,

Bosanquet

Execulink

January 29, 2021 

202

77.9

Note: Infrastructure to be built, does not include confirmed customer subscription

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