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Internet Infrastructure

Liberal

Require that those who have purchased rights to build broadband actually do so.

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Conservative

  • Connect all of Canada to high-speed internet by 2025.
  • Accelerate the plan to get rural broadband built.
  • Speed up the spectrum auction process and apply "use it or lose" provisions.
  • Disallow the use of Huawei equipment.
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NDP

  • Declare high-speed Internet as an essential service.
  • Give every Canadian, including those in rural areas, access to affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband within 4 years.
  • Take steps to create a Crown corporation to deliver quality, affordable telecom services.

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Green

  • Build up broadband infrastructure in rural areas.
  • Continue to support the Universal Broadband Fund.
  • Provide an addition $150M annually for 4 years to the Universal Broadband Fund to reach communities at the lowest end of the eligibility spectrum.

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