SpaceX Starlink satellite internet now taking pre-orders in Canada

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet is now taking pre-orders in the U.S. and Canada. Users in North America will be prompted...

February 9th, 2021 Tom Li

Bell increases internet speeds for 80,000 rural homes by the end of 2020

Bell recently announced that it will bring the 50Mbps download/10Mbps upload speeds--the ideal baseline internet access speed set by the...

September 15th, 2020 Tom Li

Rural Ontario could have gigabit internet in as little as three to five years, says EORN

Canadians living in rural eastern Ontario could have access to gigabit internet in as little as three to five years,...

August 24th, 2020 Tom Li

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Ontario’s ‘Ring of Fire’ region gets $69.2 million broadband boost

The federal government and Ontario provincial government are making a combined $69.2 million broadband investment into Ontario's "Ring of Fire"...

October 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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CRTC has wrong focus on digital divide, carriers complain

The federal telecom regulator is wasting a lot of time on finding ways to close the digital divide between urban...

June 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon

CRTC to review satellite Internet pricing in Nunavut, N.W.T. and Yukon

A report commissioned by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commissioned found that Internet speeds in Nunavut and parts of the...

April 16th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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CRTC lowers Internet rates in Northern Canada

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Communications (CRTC) has ordered NorthwesTel Inc., the local Internet and phone service provider in Northern...

March 5th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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TV white space to provide ‘super Wi-Fi’ coverage for rural areas

Wireless broadband Internet access will be available to more rural and near-urban areas in Canada with the release by Industry...

February 6th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Government looking for ISPs to provide rural high-speed Internet

The federal government is looking for Internet service providers that will provide high-speed Internet service to rural areas in the...

October 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano