Fibre Projects

Nearly 1,000 homes and businesses in Dufferin County and Caledon now have access to high-speed internet.Access comes through the completion of two projects sponsored by Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT), a non-profit project under the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus.“With the completion of these two high-speed projects, the newly installed broadband networks not only bring enhanced online experiences and expand digital possibilities for residents but also serve as a catalyst for economic growth within the region,” Barry Field, SWIFT’s executive director, said in a press release. 

EH!Tel Networks constructed a high-speed fibre-optic network servicing 58 kilometres of roadway. The project is benefiting 665 underserved homes and businesses in the Townships of Melancthon and Mulmur.North Frontenac Telephone Corporation (NFTC) has also constructed a 29-kilometre fibre-optic network. The project will bring high-speed connectivity to 295 locations in Tamarac Estates and parts of Caledon North. The news follows the recent completion of five other SWIFT projects. Those networks brought internet connectivity to 1,770 homes and businesses in the Ontario counties of Bruce and Huron

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Ont. — Rural broadband funding organization Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) announced today it has awarded a $5.5-million contract to EH!tel Networks to bring high-speed Internet access to almost 600 rural homes and businesses in Middlesex County in Ontario. Through SWIFT, the governments of Canada and Ontario have each committed up to $1.4 million in funding to the project which will deliver high-speed broadband to 597 premises in the communities of Christina, Longwood, Mayfair, Middlemiss and Muncey, which are west of London, Ont. Construction of the new broadband network, which will see EH!tel deploy fibre cable along 104… 

As part of SWIFT’s Southwestern Ontario broadband expansion plan, EH!Tel Networks has successfully completed the construction of a high-speed fibre-optic network to bring greater connectivity to the Townships of Melancthon and Mulmur.

Servicing more than 58-kilometres of roadway, the newly established fibre-optic network is now providing 665 previously underserved homes and businesses in the communities of Redickville, Honeywood, Black Bank, Ruskview, Terra Nova, Kilgorie, Horning’s Mills, Whitfield and Springwater Lakes with access to high-speed internet service.