Rural Alberta Internet Connection

Internet slow??  Clear Hills County!! We hear you and we want to help! As Council and rural Alberta has been advocating for faster internet, we need your input! Click the link below to do a internet speed test the data collected will tell the government and other decision-makers what internet service is actually like for rural Albertans!

Data from rural internet speed test results will be used to inform RMA advocacy RMA is excited to announce the launch of an Internet Performance Test program. This initiative involves RMA partnering with the Canadian Internet Registration Agency (CIRA) to measure internet speeds in rural Alberta. Highspeed rural internet is critical for economic development, engaging in the digital economy, and working and learning from home.

The Government of Canada has announced the goal of providing access to 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload speeds to all Canadians by 2030. The internet speed test will allow RMA to demonstrate the current state of broadband in rural Alberta and use this information to drive advocacy for federal funding. To test your internet speed, please visit the CIRA Internet Performance Test page and review the testing protocol,

When you are ready to test your internet speed, click the “Test Your Internet Speed” button and follow the instructions. https://rmalberta.com/advocacy/toolkits-and-initiatives/cira-internet-performance-test/

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