A less than rapid response stream • Telecom Trends


The Rapid Response Stream for Canada’s Universal Broadband Fund was announced last November, with applications due January 15. This stream set aside up to $150M for projects that could be completed before November 15 of this year, just 6 months from now. 

For many companies, that is already an awfully tight timetable to complete a project of any meaningful size.

Applicants had just 2 months to apply and nearly four months later, most of those applications have not yet been approved.


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