Telus investing $7 million in Ponoka fibre optic infrastructure

This year Telus will spend $7 million towards its fibre optic improvements in the Town of Ponoka.

This year Telus will spend $7 million towards its fibre optic improvements in the Town of Ponoka.

More homes and businesses will be able to take advantage of the gigabit-enabled network, states a press release from the company last week. This is part of an overall $4.5 billion fibre optic infrastructure investment in the province set to be completed by 2019.

In the release Brett Speight, Telus general manager for Ponoka, said the goal is to meet the increasing needs for speed and capacity. “With the gigabit-enabled Telus fibre network build in Ponoka, homes and businesses right here will benefit from dramatically enhanced high-speed Internet speeds of up to 150 Mpbs, and additional wireless capacity and reach, benefitting residents and businesses in Ponoka for years to come.”