Issues & Resources
Currently, 87.4% of Canadians have access to an internet connection at the federal government’s basic service objective of 50/10 Mbps.
But for those living in Alberta’s rural communities, only 37% of households have access to an internet connection at this speed.
This page provides a list of background reports on Alberta's telecommunications landscape, as well as recommendations submitted to federal government panels.
Reports from our community
- Evaluating Connectivity In First Nations Communities In BC, Alberta and Manitoba (Cybera, 2020)
- Impact of COVID-19 On Rural Internet In Alberta, And Necessary Next Steps (Cybera white paper, 2020)
- Broadband 101 (University of Alberta, 2016)
- Understanding Community Broadband: The Alberta Broadband Toolkit (University of Alberta, 2016)
Government Telecommunications Panel Submissions
- CRTC Consultation on Appropriate Network Configuration For Disaggregated Wholesale High-Speed Access Services (Cybera, 2020)
- CRTC Consultation Regarding Potential Barriers to the Deployment of Broadband-Capable Networks in Underserved Areas in Canada (Cybera, 2019)
- CRTC Consultation on the Application Guide for the Broadband Fund (Cybera, 2019)
- How Wireless Spectrum Regulation Will Impact Connectivity (September 2021)
Video recording | Presentation slides
- Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum 2021 (March 2021)
Agenda | Video recording | Presentation slides
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