Fast, reliable Internet service means:
The challenge: providing broadband internet access for everyone in B.C. We're getting close but there's still room to grow.
There are a number of rural or remote communities still requiring better broadband service. These areas are primarily on the outskirts of connected communities or in rural or remote areas where populations are small or dispersed, making access to Internet services expensive and challenging.
Network BC helps define which areas of the province have the greatest need for high-speed Internet and also helps build partnerships between service providers and other organizations or governments.
The Team at Network BC is up to the challenge of connecting everyone - they offer leadership and support in bridging the digital divide. Through various partnerships, they've been able to coordinate efforts with:
There are a few steps involved in building a plan that will work for connecting your community.