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…

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…

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…

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