SWIFT

SWIFT (South Western Integrated Fibre Technology) is a regional broadband expansion project initiated by the Western Ontario Warden’s Caucus and delivered in partnership with member municipalities, including Dufferin County and the government of Ontario and Canada. This project is committed to improving access to high-speed internet services across Southwestern Ontario.

SWIFT subsidizes the construction of open-access high-speed networks to encourage service providers to expand broadband infrastructure in underserves rural areas in an effort to enable greater digital equality between rural and urban populations.  

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Dufferin County SWIFT Projects

The first round of SWIFT projects in Dufferin County have been announced.

Total Project Value Total Premises Passed Total Fibre Road Kilometers
$10,379,689 1,663

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Project Area Communities Premises Passed Fibre Road Kilometers Recipient Project Value SWIFT Contribution Project Completion Date
Horning's Mills Redickville; Honeywood; Blackbank; Ruskview; Terranova; Kilgorie; Horning's Mills; Whitfield; Springwater Lakes 649 54.7 EH!tel Networks $3,948,048 $2,385,863 Dec. 31, 2022
Laurel/Camilla Laurel; Camilla 460 41.7 North Frontenac Telephone Company $5,417,973 $3,688,524 Feb. 28, 2022
Marsville Marsville; Orton; Prices Corner; Craigsholme 145 13.5 Cogeco Connexion $866,636 $534,173 March 31, 2022
Mansfield Mansfield 301 17.4 Bell Canada $829,111 $355,476 March 31, 2022
Garafraxa Woods Garafraxa Woods 108 4.7 Rogers Communications $687,804 $419,036 Oct. 22, 2021