Digicom Awarded Grant from Quebec Government to Provide Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) to 4033 homes

Date : 18 May 2022
Andrée Laforest, Gilles Bélanger et Christine Marion.

Press conference this morning in Chicoutimi, where Christine Marion, Vice President, Digicom, was joined by Gilles Belanger, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier of Quebec (high-speed Internet) and Andrée Laforest, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Minister responsible for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region and MNA for Chicoutimi.
Read the Press Release here…

Grant will transform Digicom from a Wireless Internet Pioneer to a leader in FTTH in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean.

Digicom Inc. (Digicom) of Alma, Quebec is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant by the Quebec Government’s Secretariat for High-Speed Internet and Special Connectivity Projects, Ministry of the Executive Council, to provide Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) to 4033 homes.

Christine Marion

The grant will enable Digicom to build a 722 km fibre backhaul FTTH network, to enable high-speed
broadband providing a minimum speed of 50 Mbps/10 Mbps to 4,033 households in 29 different communities in the province of Quebec, located in the municipalities of: Lac-Saint-Jean-Est; Le Domaine-du-Roy; Le Fjord-du-Saguenay; Maria-Chapdelaine and Saguenay. The project completion date is September 30, 2022.

“We are very excited to partner with the government of Quebec to offer high speed fibre to the home (FTTH) to underserved homes in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region. This project bridges the gap of the digital divide by offering value-added services to …” Read the Press Release here

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