Fion plans for St James?

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Are there fibre optic plans for ST James? I see a fibre hub at Rita south of Portage. Or is that just for the fancy retirement home they are building? I know for a fact that the cable in St James is in need of replacement due to the layouts with no back lanes is much harder to repair.
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Posted 3 years ago

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Hi Mack,

We don't have immediate plans to deploy FiON in the established parts of Winnipeg yet.  We are continuing to install in new subdivisions in Winnipeg.  We are certainly looking at how best to install in neighborhoods like yours, many factors like age of existing cable, aerial vs buried cable, front buried cable vs back lot buried cable etc. are being investigated.  

It is a big program but rest assured we do understand the imminent need and are working on how best to roll out FiON in our largest city, we just don't have any specific timelines or areas that we can communicate right now.

Thanks for your question.