Minister says slow and expensive Internet is hurting economic growth
Posted: Feb 15, 2013 10:35 AM CST
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013 12:04 PM CST
[excerpt] "...The Yukon Government is promising to do something about slow
and expensive internet and telecommunications services in the territory.
Economic Development Minister Currie Dixon made the surprise announcement
at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday in Whitehorse.
Dixon told the crowd a recent report to the government confirmed what most
Yukoners already know. Compared to southern Canada, download speeds are
much slower and consumers pay double for half the service....."