Telus has introduced that it plans to speculate loads of hundreds of thousands of greenbacks into its wireless networks in Ontario, British Columbia, and Alberta this yr.
As phase of its staged infrastructure funding rollout around the nation, the corporate says that by the end of 2016 it plans to hide 99% of Alberta and Ontario, and 98% of British Columbia, with LTE sign.
Nearly $400 million of that investment will go to the Greater Vancouver area, filling in coverage gaps alongside fashionable highways, akin to Freeway 16 between Prince Rupert and Prince George. In keeping with a press unlock issued nowadays, the enhancements are phase of an settlement between Telus and the BC executive, which sees the telco obliged to glue the province's inhabitants to high-speed wireless and fiber optic networks in rural spaces.
Telus co-owns a wireless community with Bell, which the previous day introduced it might purchase Manitoba Telecom Services for $3.9 billion.