Internet Services (Broadband)

Huron County has broadband services offered in many areas. To find internet service providers for a specific area please consult Industry Canada’s National Broadband Internet Service Availability Map.

 

New Broadband Coming to Huron County!

Huron County has also recognized the need for the expansion of broadband services in rural areas. As such Huron County is a member of the Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT). SWIFT is a non-profit municipally-led broadband expansion project created to improve internet connectivity in underserved communities and rural areas across Southwestern Ontario.

The projects outlined below include all SWIFT 1.0 and SWIFT Plus projects that have been approved in Huron County. Click the following link to view a map of each of the projects outlined below: https://swift.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=a37be42c85dd4029a35a76f78d8634e6.

The total value of the broadband projects is $15,230,238 (4.53 investment multiplier) serving a total of 1813 premises along 263km of road. This equates to an average of $8,400 per premise and an average density of 6.89 premises per kilometer. Huron County Council has contributed $678,557 to support and develop the SWIFT organization and contributed $2,786,418 towards direct broadband infrastructure construction.

 

The 10 SWIFT Broadband Projects in Huron County

The Porter’s Hill project will be implemented by Tuckersmith Communications. The project value is $1.92 million (including $0.72 million in funding) and will service 235 premises along 63.6km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by February 28, 2023.

The Summerhill project will be implemented by Tuckersmith Communications. The project value is $1.12 million (including $0.51 million in funding) and will service 121 premises along 42.1km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by February 28, 2023.

The Roxboro project will be implemented by Tuckersmith Communications. The project value is $0.19 million (including $0.09 million in funding) and will service 25 premises along 5.4km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by March 31, 2022.

The Henfryn project will be implemented by Tuckersmith Communications. The project value is $0.25 million (including $0.06 million in funding) and will service 37 premises along 7.9km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by February 28, 2022.

The Blue Water Beach project will be implemented by HuronTel. The project value is $1.62 million (including $1.09 million in funding) and will service 185 premises along 23.6km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by June 30, 2023.

The Marnoch project will be implemented by HuronTel. The project value is $2.1 million (including $0.68 million in funding) and will service 177 premises along 57km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by June 30, 2023.

The Lumley project will be implemented by Hay Communications and includes service along Thames Road, Lumley, and Hurondale. The project value is $2.7 million  (including $1.48 million in funding) and will service 234 premises along 70.1km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by February 1, 2022.

The South Benmiller project will be implemented by HuronTel. The project value is $1.1 million (including $0.74 million in funding) and will service 125 premises along 29km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by June 30, 2023.

The Sunshine project will be implemented by HuronTel. The project value is $0.38 million (including $0.12 million in funding) and will service 47 premises along 12.1km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by February 28, 2022.

The Wroxeter project will be implemented by Wightman Telecom and includes service in Wroxeter, Gorrie, and Fordwich. The project value is $3.69 million  (including $1.14 million in funding) and will service 668 premises along 23.7km of road. The project is estimated to be completed by March 31, 2022.

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