LTE Haute-Mauricie Project
Updates / Highlights
January 2021 - The firm Arno Telecommunications is mandated for the construction and installation of the towers at Festubert and Lac Chat.
December 2020 - Commissioning of a new fiber optic link and connection of the municipal office in Lac-Édouard.
November 2020 - Deforestation work for the access roads and tower sites in Lac-à-Beauce and Lac-Édouard.
October 2020 - Installation of fiber optic cables and access shafts along Chemin du Lac-Édouard.
September 2020 - Start of public consultations for the La Tuque, La Bostonnais, Lac Missionionnaire and Tawachiche towers.
August 2020 - Installation of fiber optic cables along Route 155 between La Tuque and Chemin du Lac-Édouard.
July 2020 - The foundations of the St-Joseph-de-Mékinac and Matawin towers are poured.
Juin 2020 - The CIMA+ is mandated for field surveys and engineering between La Tuque and Parent.
May 2020 - The Telecon is mandated to install fiber optic cables between La Tuque and Lac-Édouard.
April 2020 - The Captel is mandated for the construction and installation of the towers in St-Joseph-de-Mékinac and Matawin.
March 2020 - Addition of a 15th tower to the project in the La Croche region, north of the City of La Tuque.
Feb. 2020 - Installation of telecommunications equipment in Trois-Rivières.
Jan 2020 – Installation of telecommunications equipment and network management software in Montreal.
Dec 2019 – Start of tenders for the purchase of fiber optic cables and trenching accessories.
Nov 2019 – Start of deforestation work for the tower sites at Lac Chat and Festubert.
Oct 2019 – License applications with Municipalities, Télébec, Hydro-Québec, CN, MTQ, MERN and MFFP.
Sept 2019 – Public consultations begin for the Lac-à-Beauce, Lac-Édouard (2) and Parent (2) towers.
Aug 2019 –Start of tenders for the clearing of sites and the construction of access roads.
July 2019 – Confirmation from Transport Canada of tower lighting for aircraft guidance and illumination.
June 2019 – Public consultations begin for cellular towers in St-Joseph-de-Mékinac, Matawin, Lac Chat and Festubert.
Mai 2019 – Stantec is mandated for field surveys and engineering at La Tuque and Lac-Édouard.
April 2019 – Telecon is mandated for field surveys and engineering at St-Joseph-de-Mékinac and Matawin.
March 2019 – Start of invitational tenders for detailed engineering of optical fiber mapping.
Feb 2019 – Software agreements with LTE NetNumber and Metaswitch.
Jan 2019 – Signing of the Contribution Agreement with the provincial government ($ 13M).
Nov 2018 – Signing of the Contribution Agreement with the federal government ($ 13M).
Oct 2018 – Memorandum of Understanding with the Canadian National Railway.
Sept 2018 – Request sent to Minister of Energy and Natural Resources for use of public property.
Aug 2018 – Purchase and servitude agreements for the use of private property.
July 2018 – Meetings, visits and discussions with private property owners.
June 2018 – Meeting and discussions with Hydro-Québec and Canadian National Railway.
May 2018 – Meeting with forestry engineers for access routes in mountainous relief.
April 2018 – Meeting and discussions with the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources for access to public property.
March 2018 – Preliminary engineering for mapping fiber optics and cellular tower locations.
Feb 2018 – Analysis of radiofrequencies for cellular towers.
Jan 2018 – Meeting with Canadian National Railway.
Dec 2017 – Meeting and discussions with the Wemotaci aboriginal community.
Sept 2017 – Pre-approval of the LTE Haute-Mauricie project and a $26M investment.
Feb 2017 – Submission of project to the "Connect to Innovate" governmental program.