Supply chain, wildfire and even landlord and community support problems have plagued some broadband projects in the province.
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Regional districts have pointed to Ontario and Quebec as provinces that seem well ahead on cash and policy for access to poles.
The bank said internet service providers are less hesitant for loans, as Bell sought some this summer for its Universal Broadband Fund projects.
Broadband projects funded by the rapid response stream version of the $2.75-billion Universal Broadband Fund were supposed to be completed and providing service by November 15.
The department managing telecommunications grants recommended offloading financial approvals and, in cases of political conflicts of interest, project selection to subordinates.
BC Hydro expects a possible legal challenge on constitutional grounds if CRTC gets jurisdiction over its poles.
Surveillance and security risks related to supply chain components and undersea fibre cables are among concerns outlined in a report produced by Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Electricity Association this summer.
Money allocated for the Connect to Innovate broadband program is getting held up, as the program is mired by delays and slow build-outs.
Universal Broadband Fund will favour applicants who share their own infrastructure with third parties
The fund's guidelines include opening existing passive infrastructure, paid for with private money, to third parties as an incentive for federal dollars.