Bell expands Wireless Home Internet to Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville
Innovative service brings fast Internet access to dozens of rural communities in Eastern Ontario
MERRICKVILLE, ON, January 15, 2020 – Bell today announced a further expansion of its innovative Wireless Home Internet service to rural areas in Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville south of Ottawa.
Broadband Internet access is now available to eligible residences in Carleton Place, Kemptville, Merrickville, Mississippi Mills, North Gower, Oxford Mills, Perth, Smiths Falls, Spencerville and many other rural communities in the Townships of Augusta, Beckwith, Drummond/North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Montague and Rideau Lakes.
“We’re proud to bring the benefits of high-speed connectivity to even more underserved rural communities,” said Rizwan Jamal, President of Bell Residential and Small Business. “As the leaders in network innovation, the Bell team looks forward to expanding our unique Wireless Home Internet service to more smaller towns and rural locations this year to keep Canadians connected wherever they live.”
Bell Wireless Home Internet is now available in many other small communities in Ontario, including in the Niagara Peninsula and the Muskoka and Kawartha Lakes regions, and in Québec in the Eastern Townships and the Montérégie region. Fully funded by Bell, Wireless Home Internet is projected to ultimately reach at least 1 million rural households throughout Atlantic Canada, Québec, Ontario and Manitoba.
Delivered over Bell’s advanced LTE wireless network in the 3500 MHz spectrum band, Wireless Home Internet is 5G-capable technology specifically designed to extend broadband Internet communications to previously unserved or underserved communities. Wireless Home Internet customers also receive the advanced Bell Home Hub modem to provide fast Wi-Fi throughout the home and the service can also be bundled with Bell Satellite TV. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/FastInternet.
Bell is Canada’s largest communications company, providing advanced broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services throughout the country. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media. Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.
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