Our goal is for all Canadians to have access to high-speed Internet of at least 50 megabits per second (Mbps) download and 10 Mbps upload speeds.
Learn about how we are enhancing connectivity for all Canadians.
Progress as of December 31, 2021.
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Closing the connectivity gap
Canadians living in rural and remote areas have less access to high-speed Internet than those living in urban areas.
We are committed to closing the connectivity gap so that all Canadians have access to fast and reliable Internet, no matter where they live.
Figure 1: Canadian households with access to minimum Internet speeds of 50/10 Mbps (%)
Data source: Communications Market Reports - Open Data
Significant progress in connecting Canadians has already been made and will continue through our investments.
Figure 2: Investments announced since 2015
Figure 3: Broadband investments by province and territory
Status of broadband projects
We are on track to connecting 98% of Canadians by 2026. Broadband projects are underway across Canada to improve access to high-speed Internet.