Alternative Federal Budget calls for national strategy on broadband
The Alternative Federal Budget 2010 contains the following recommendations designed to bring Canada's communications infrastructure into the 21st century:
1. Make access to "effective" bandwidth a legal right for all Canadians.
2. Fund a broad national consultation on modernizing communications policy: $750,000.
3. Support new and existing national public access sites: $40M.
4. Begin planning forn next generation (higher speed) broadband.