COVID-19 Highlights the Importance of Connectivity

The Basin’s regional districts, via the Regional Broadband Committee, have a user-friendly online platform to gather data on local internet performance. Are you curious about the internet speeds in your area? Take this two-minute speed test … Continued

Connecting Golden to the International Stage

When the Town of Golden welcomed the Freeride World Tour in February 2018, a powerful broadband network became critical. FlexiNET Broadband, a local Internet service provider, worked with Columbia Basin Trust to make it happen.

A Catalyst for Economic Growth

Brian Fry was a Rossland tech entrepreneur who was looking to bring his latest tech-based enterprise to life. Pilar Portela was the CEO of a tech company in Kelowna and fell in love with the Basin … Continued

Connecting Kootenay Lake

The lakes and rivers of the Columbia Basin have connected the people of our region for centuries.

Broadening Access to Broadband

Imagine: no Netflix, no online banking, no Netflix, no Skyping or FaceTiming out-of-town family. In some rural areas of the Columbia Basin, residents have had to learn to live without. Internet access is too slow, or … Continued

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