Bell’s Wireless Home Internet service has debuted in more rural communities in Eastern Ontario, specifically Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville south of Ottawa.
Bell says eligible homes 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 now have broadband internet.
“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, in a press release. “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 previously launched in the Niagara Peninsula and the Muskoka and Kawartha Lakes regions, and in Québec in the Eastern Townships and the Montérégie region. The company says it is projected to reach “at least” 1 million rural homes in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba, with wireless home internet.
The wireless internet service is deployed in the 3500 MHz spectrum via Bell’s LTE wireless network and according to the company is 5G-capable technology.