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Internet Service For All Canadians

/ 97.3 The Eagle
            Canada’s broadcast regulator has declared broadband Internet access a basic service nationwide — just as landline telephone service is. And with that edict Tuesday, C-R-T-C Commissioner Jean-Pierre Blais said all Canadians should have high-speed Internet service within 10 to 15 years. Blais acknowledged it’s an ambitious and costly target that will require a co-ordinated effort by business and government. But he said connecting all Canadians is vital to Canada’s economy in the 21st century.

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