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Rural Broadband - What's Available in the M.D. of Taber?

In today’s world, internet access is referred to as a critical service or essential utility.  As a municipality we are working towards ensuring that our ratepayers have access throughout the municipality, upload and download speeds are adequate for our residents and business owners and that the services offered are affordable.  We have compiled a list of Internet Service Providers (ISP) that are available in the Municipal District of Taber and have included some general service information.  It is our goal to assist residents and business owners with knowing all options with respect to ISP’s that are in your area.   

The M.D. of Taber is continuing to work with private industry and other levels of government to ensure our goal with relation to complete coverage, adequate speeds and affordability is reached.  Keep checking our website for additional Information related to rural broadband and ISP’s.  We are working at developing a complete coverage map for our area that will identify provider coverage, speeds and pricing that are available along with identifying areas that are without service within the municipality.

CCI (Corridor Communication Inc.) Wireless is a wireless internet service provider that currently provides coverage throughout the municipality.  CCI Wireless provides both residential and business grade internet services that include internet and phone services. Visit their website for more information on the company, coverage mapping and price plans that relate to your needs.  

Website link:  https://cciwireless.ca/

Xplornet is a wireless and satellite internet service provider that currently provides coverage throughout the municipality.  Xplornet provides both residential and business grade internet services that include internet and phone services. Visit their website for more information on the company, coverage mapping and price plans that relate to your needs.

Website link:  https://www.xplornet.com/

Shockware is a wireless internet service provider that covers a majority of the MD of Taber with a few gaps north of the Oldman River.  Gaps primarily exist west of Vauxhall and the Hays area.  Visit their website for information on the company, detailed coverage that includes mapping and price plans.  Price plans are available by viewing their contract in the “need help?” section of the website.   Contact Shockware directly for internet speeds and options related to custom services that they can provide for residential and business customers.  

Website link:  http://www.shockware.com/

Live Wireless is a wireless internet service provider that currently provides coverage east of the Village of Barnwell and south of the Oldman River along Highway 3 extending past the Hamlet of Grassy Lake.  Live Wireless provides both residential and business grade internet services. Visit their website for more information on the company, coverage mapping and price plans that relate to your needs.  

Website link:  https://www.livewireless.ca/

Echo Networks is a wireless internet and IT service provider that currently provides coverage to the Town of Vauxhall and immediate area. Echo Networks provides both residential and business grade services to their area.  Visit their website for more information on the company and price plans that relate to your needs.  

Website link:  http://www.echonetworks.ca/

EIDNet is a wireless internet service provider that currently provides limited coverage to the north east portion of the municipality along the south side of the Bow River.  Services are provided from towers in Scandia and Rolling Hills that extend coverage to the South Side of the Bow River by approximately 3 to 5 miles south of the river.  EID Net provides both residential and business grade internet services. Visit their website for more information on the company, coverage mapping and price plans that relate to your needs.  

Website link:  https://www.eidnet.ca/

Telus is an internet service provider within the municipality providing copper based solutions that include ADSL and Dial Up as well as wireless 3G\LTE solutions including Smart Hub in certain areas. Visit their website for more information on the company, coverage mapping and price plans that relate to your needs.

Website link:  https://www.telus.com/en/ab/internet/smart-hub?linktype=ge-meganav

The Axia FibreNet or Alberta Supernet is a fibre network owned by Bell Canada.  It connects over 4,200 schools, hospitals, libraries, government and municipal offices in 429 communities across Alberta.  Connections exist throughout the municipality within our Hamlets, the Towns and Village that can be used for custom enterprise connections.   For more information contact Axia FibreNet.  

Website link:  https://www.axiafibrenet.com/

Service Alberta Internet Coverage Search Tool

Website link:  https://www.servicealberta.ca/WISP_Search.cfm