Internet Connection FAQs

 

Broadband

In the context of Internet access, broadband is used to mean any high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than dial-up access over traditional analog or ISDN PSTN services.

Data Cap

When your data plans include a certain amount of data (for example, 1 GB of  data), you’ll ​be charged​ for any data you use over that amount.
*Rural Net Connect has no data caps!

Unlimited Data

When your plan includes “unlimited data,” it means you won’t pay extra no matter how much data you use.
*Rural Net Connect plans have unlimited data!

Internet Access

Internet access is the ability of individuals and organizations to connect to the Internet using computer terminals, computers, and other devices; and to access services such as email and the World Wide Web. Internet access is sold by Internet service providers (ISPs) delivering connectivity at a wide range of data transfer rates via various networking technologies.

CRTC- Internet Services for Canadians

In just a few short years, the Internet has evolved into a multi-dimensional communications medium. It is now possible to use the Internet watch TV and make phone calls. You can even call 9-1-1.  It is important that Canadians can connect to quality Internet services at affordable prices.
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CRTC  on Internet Speeds

The speed of your Internet connection plays an important role in determining how effective and enjoyable the Internet experience is for you and your family.
If you click a link on a web page and then have to wait a long amount of time for the new page to appear, or if a video you are watching stutters and stops, it can be frustrating.

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Fixed Wireless Broadband

Fixed wireless broadband is technology that provides high-speed wireless Internet access over a wide area. With this technology, broadband capacity is delivered through radio waves. A small transmitter in your local area broadcasts wireless signals that are picked up by a small antenna on your house, which channels the signal to a router or connection point inside the house.

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