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The COVID-19 pandemic is underscoring the importance of reliable high-speed internet, something that is lacking in many rural areas.

Rationing internet a pandemic side-effect

Streaming a dream in rural Alberta as download speeds slow to a trickle

The pandemic has created an unwelcome blast from the past for rural Albertans dealing with internet speeds not seen since the days of dial-up. “I can see downtown Calgary from my window right now, and I feel like I’m in the sticks,” said Shelagh Blatz, who lives near Priddis. “I’m so close to Calgary, but […] Read more