Six Nations community frustrated with slow pace of internet access

By Turtle Island News staff Six Nations Cable’s installation of fibre internet in the community has hit a funding roadblock and Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) says the community is frustrated. Jeffrey Thomas, owner of First Nations Cable gave a verbal update on the company’s lofty high-speed internet plan at SNEC’s General Council meeting on November 8 and said the project was delayed because the government wasn’t coming through with funding promised to the small company. “I wish I could say we were burying [fibre lines] to the houses, but the government still hasn’t come through with the contracts yet,” he said. Elected Chief Mark Hill said community members are unhappy with how long it’s taking for them to have access to reliable internet, especially those who live near Rogers lines…

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