Category rural broadband
OpenMedia welcomes government’s Connectivity Strategy to bring rural communities online with high-speed Internet access
The strategy puts a focus on areas traditionally underserved and often left offline
Underwhelming rural broadband announcement underlines need for National Broadband Strategy to bring rural Canadians up to speed
Internet advocates warn that billions will need to be invested in open access networks to ensure basic Internet access for rural and remote Canadians.
Your OpenMedia team took a simple but important message to the recent CRTC hearing: broadband access is considered an essential service by most Canadians and we deserve better. It's time for the CRTC to bridge the digital divide.
This is our chance to change the state of Canadian broadband Internet, and we are asking our community to join our Campaigns Director, Josh Tabish, at the CRTC hearing this April 28th. Who’s in?
The government's rural broadband strategy falls way short of our digital platform and here's why. We need to fight back by pledging to vote now at OurDigitalFuture.ca Article by Nora Loreto for Rabble.ca The 2015 federal election promises to be an ugly fight, with a lot of half-truths and fact twisting. This has been the tone set by the Harper government so far, and it shows no sign of changing course. Luckily, rabble.ca together with our allies will be pulling together real numbers and evidence to refute the mistruths and fact check the election campaign.