Stratford News New Partnership to Bring Higher Speed Internet to Stratford SHARE ON: Gregory Rosser, contributor, Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2017 Photo: Gregory Rosser Internet service in the Stratford area could be getting a lot faster by the fall of next year. Wightman Telecom has announced a partnership with the City of Stratford’s local data company to install over 300 kilometres of fibre optics lines in the area. The regional telecommunication provider says it’s investing $45 million into the project which aims to bring television and phone line services along as well. The three-year project will connection of existing fibre optic infrastructure from Rhyzome Networks to Wightman’s along with a retail location on the ground in Stratford. Wightman Telecom says it could offer speeds up to one gigabyte once the project is completed.