Over 2,500 households in several small and rural Basin communities now have enhanced internet services as a result of projects completed quickly this spring in partnership with the Province, Basin internet service providers (ISPs) and Columbia Basin Trust.
The Basin’s regional districts, via the Regional Broadband Committee, have a user-friendly online platform to gather data on local internet performance. Are you curious about the internet speeds in your area? Take this two-minute speed test and encourage your friends […]
Improved high-speed internet is on the way for 26 communities in the Basin, bringing people opportunities to learn, connect and better expand their businesses. The Province announced today $4.8 million in provincial funding to support the Trust on two new […]
When the Town of Golden welcomed the Freeride World Tour in February 2018, a powerful broadband network became critical. FlexiNET Broadband, a local Internet service provider, worked with Columbia Basin Trust to make it happen. This skiing and snowboarding event […]
Columbia Basin Trust uses underwater cable to connect rural communities to its broadband network It was a novel approach—looking at a 36-kilometre stretch of northern Kootenay Lake as an opportunity, not a barrier, to the delivery of high-speed Internet. Now, […]
10x the connectivity now available on Trail, Castlegar and Nelson campuses. Selkirk College faculty and students are now benefiting from faster Internet speeds, thanks to a connection to the fibre-optic broadband network owned and managed by the Columbia Basin Broadband […]
A submarine fibre optic cable expands the reach of high-speed Internet The lakes and rivers of the Columbia Basin have connected the people of our region for centuries. These days, these waterways have become a new means of connection: as […]