Internet

High-speed internet access is increasingly important in everyday life, whether it’s required for school, home, business or entertainment. Strathcona County recognizes that access to reliable high-speed internet differs for residents and businesses across the CountyIn some areas, internet services available do not meet current or future needs.  

Internet survey – May 15 to 31, 2020 

Are you satisfied with internet access at your home or business?  

Let us know! 

The County is exploring ways to help improve internet access in the community. Your input will help us better understand the current state of high-speed internet services throughout the community, and identify opportunities to help ensure everyone has access. 

Two separate surveys are open—one for businesses located within Strathcona County, and another survey for all residents. If you are a business operator and a resident of the County, please complete both surveys. 

I am a business operator – complete the survey  

I am a resident complete the survey 

Survey results will provide a baseline understanding of the current state of internet services in Strathcona County and inform on what the County’s role could be in providing high-speed internet services to residents and businesses.

Take the high-speed test

To ensure gaps in internet service all across Canada are recognized, residents and businesses are encouraged to complete an online internet speed test administered by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), a non-profit organization that develops and implements policies that support Canada’s internet community.

The data is anonymously collected and aggregated into a large national dataset, allowing researchers to better understand the capabilities of Canada’s internet infrastructure. Individuals can compare their connection speed with those of other participants.

Further information
Phone: 587-334-0950
Email: broadband@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Thursday, May 14, 2020
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